NTSB Identification: DEN84LA277.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25955.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 04, 1984 in WEST JORDAN, UT
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N926OC
Injuries: 2 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, AT MIDFIELD DURING THE LANDING ROLL A GUST OF WIND FROM THE WEST CAUGHT THE RIGHT WING. THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED COLLAPSING THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR AND DAMAGING THE LEFT WING. WHILE THE NEAREST WX OBSERVATION FACILITY REPORTED WIND FROM 350 DEG AT 8 KTS THE PLT STATED WESTERLY WINDS AT 20 KTS GUSTING TO 25 KTS PREVAILED DURING THE LANDING.

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..UNFAVORABLE WIND


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