NTSB Identification: LAX85LXQ02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28527.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 08, 1985 in LEE VINING, CA
Aircraft: RONALD C. RENDER LONG EZ, registration: N325OK
Injuries: 1 Serious,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.

DURING ARRIVAL, THE ACFT WAS ALIGNED SLIGHTLY RIGHT OF THE RWY CENTERLINE WHILE LANDING WITH A LEFT X-WIND COMPONENT. THE PLT STATED THAT THE ACFT LANDED ON THE DIRT APRON, ROLLED TO THE RIGHT & HE COULD NOT LIFT THE DOWNWIND WING. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE RIGHT WING HIT THE GROUND, THE ACFT SPUN AROUND 180 DEG, THEN IT FLIPPED OVER. THE PLT BELIEVED WIND SHEAR WAS A PROBABLE FACTOR.

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..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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