NTSB Identification: SEA84LA062.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23506.
Accident occurred Monday, February 27, 1984 in PULLMAN, WA
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA, registration: N996MP
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.

ACCORDING TO THE STUDENT PLT, THE WINDS WERE PREVAILING FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 KTS, BUT WERE SHIFTING & GUSTING TO 20 KTS. DURING A LANDING ON RWY 5, THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE SIDE OF THE RWY, THEN STRUCK A DITCH & NOSED OVER.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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