NTSB Identification: ANC85LA094.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27453.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 16, 1985 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N9282T
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT DRAGGED THE LEFT WING TIP DURING LNDG IN A X-WIND. THE PLT STATED THAT HE KNEW THE WIND WAS GUSTY BEFORE HIS TAKEOFF BUT HE FELT CERTAIN THAT HE COULD HANDLE IT. HE STATED AFTER THE ACCIDENT THAT DURING THE LANDING HE HAD THE ACFT IN A CRABBED ATTITUDE 'WHEN THE WIND STOPPED FOR JUST AN INSTANT'. DURING AN 'OVERCORRECTION' FOR THE LACK OF WIND THE PLT SAID HE WAS HIT BY ANOTHER WIND GUST WHICH' TIPPED THE RT WING UP-ALLOWING THE LEFT WING TO MAKE CONTACT WITH RWY 61. THE PLTS SAFETY RECOMMENDATION ON HIS NTSB FORM 6120.1 (PILOT/OPERATOR ACFT ACC REPORT-USED FOR CIVIL ACFT ACCIDENTS INVOLVING GEN AVIA ACFT) WAS 'MORE CROSS WIND EXPERIENCE FOR PILOT'.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WIND INFORMATION..MISJUDGED..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:

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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