NTSB Identification: SEA85LA005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26283.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 07, 1984 in ASHFORD, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N739UW
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 ACFT GROUND LOOPED DURING A LANDING IN A GUSTY X-WIND. AFTER DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RWY STRIKING TREES. NO ACCIDENT REPORT FORM WAS FILED BY THE PLT.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..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

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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