NTSB Identification: LAX84LA346.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26153.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 06, 1984 in BERMUDA DUNES, CA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AA-1B, registration: N8874L
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 DRIFTED TO THE LEFT DURING LANDING AND COLLIDED WITH A PARKED CESSNA 172 AND A FENCE. THE ACFT THEN NOSED OVER AND CAME TO REST INVERTED. ACCORDING TO THE OPERATOR, WINDS WERE LESS THAN 10 KTS WHEN THE SOLO STUDENT DEPARTED 50 MINUTES EARLIER. HOWEVER, AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WINDS WERE REPORTEDLY GUSTING TO 25 KTS.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..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

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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