NTSB Identification: LAX85LA138.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28249.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 13, 1985 in SANTA MARIA, CA
Aircraft: BEECH BE-18, registration: N81DA
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT REPTD THAT DURING THE LANDING ROLLOUT ON RWY 30, A GUST OF WIND CAUSED THE ACFT RIGHT WING TO LIFT. THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO CORRECT THE UPLIFTING WING AND THE ACFT ENTERED INTO A LEFT GROUNDLOOP MANEUVER & EXITED THE RWY. THE LOCAL CONTROLLER REPORTED THE PLT REQUESTED & RECEIVED LANDING INSTRUCTION ABOUT 8 MINUTES BEFORE THE ACCIDENT & THE ACFT WAS CLEARED FOR A STRAIGHT IN APCH TO RWY 30. THE SURFACE WINDS WERE 320 DEGS AT 8 KTS. APRX 4 MINUTES BEFORE THE ACCIDENT, THE PLT REQUESTED AND RECEIVED THE SURFACE WIND INFORMATION. THE WINDS WERE FROM 360 DEGS AT 14 KTS.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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