NTSB Identification: LAX83LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20235.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 18, 1983 in FIVE POINTS, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 188, registration: N5636J
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.

THE PILOT LOST CONTROL OF HIS AIRCRAFT DURING TAKEOFF IN A CROSS WIND. THE AIRCRAFT GROUND LOOPED COLLAPSED THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR AND NOSED OVER. THE AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS WERE CANCELED AT THIS PROVISIONAL STRIP BECAUSE OF WIND AND THE AIRCRAFT WAS BEING FERRIED EMPTY OF CARGO WHEN ACCIDENT OCCURRED.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..MISJUDGED..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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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