NTSB Identification: LAX84LA414.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25006.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 24, 1984 in JACKSON, CA
Aircraft: MAULE M-4-210C, registration: N40692
Injuries: 4 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 PLT OBSERVED THE WIND SOCK INDICATING A WIND FROM THE WEST AT ABOUT 15 KTS. HE ENTERED THE TRAFFIC PATTERN & LANDED ON RWY 19. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED A GUST OF WIND, GROUND LOOPED & WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY, COLLAPSING THE LEFT MAIN GEAR. THE PLT ESTIMATED THAT THE WIND WAS GUSTING TO APRX 25 KTS.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


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