NTSB Identification: ANC85LA131.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28411.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 13, 1985 in BARROW, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N9164T
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 REPORTED THAT WHEN HE RETURNED TO THE ARPT, HE MADE A 3-POINT LANDING IN GUSTY X-WIND CONDITIONS. REPORTEDLY, THE ACFT THEN GROUND LOOPED & WAS DAMAGED. AT 1534 ADT, THE WIND AT BARROW WAS FROM 050 DEG AT 13 GUSTING 18 KTS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


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