NTSB Identification: FTW85LA292.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28085.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 20, 1985 in CHATTANOOGA, OK
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7KCAB, registration: N1642G
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 LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WHILE LANDING IN A CROSSWIND AND THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED AFTER THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR CONTACTED SOFT TERRAIN ALONGSIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE NEAREST OFFICIAL AVIATION WEATHER REPORTING STATION WAS AT LAWTON, OK, LOCATED 16 MILES NORTHEAST OF THE ACCIDENT SITE.THEIR WIND AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WAS FROM 150 DEGS AT 7 KTS. THE PLT LANDED ON RWY 17.

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

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

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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..CROSSWIND

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