NTSB Identification: LAX84LA496.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26411.
Accident occurred Monday, September 24, 1984 in SALINAS, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 180K, registration: N66039
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.

THE PLT STATED THAT HE LANDED ON RWY 26 AND AFTER THE ACFT SLOWED DOWN TO APRX 15 TO 20 KTS, A GUST OF WIND LIFTED THE RT WING AND THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RT. THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED COLLAPSING THE LEFT MAIN GEAR. THE WIND WAS REPORTED AS 340 DEGREES AT 11 KTS.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..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

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


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