NTSB Identification: ANC84LA164.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26386.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 01, 1984 in CORDOVA, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N3467Y
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 PLT, HE CIRCLED THE LANDING AREA & THEN BEGAN A LOW PASS (UPWIND LEG) AT 30 TO 40 FT AGL WHEN THE ACFT STARTED TO SETTLE. HE APPLIED FULL POWER, BUT THE ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND IN A LEVEL ATTITUDE & ROLLED TO A STOP IN A BOULDER PATCH. DURING THE OCCURRENCE, THE LEFT ELEVATOR & THE TAIL WHEEL ASSEMBLY WERE DAMAGED. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE WIND WAS FROM 090 DEG AT 20 PLUS KTS.
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:CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND
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