NTSB Identification: CHI83LA102.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21391.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 05, 1983 in KENTLAND, IN
Aircraft: AERONCA 7BCM, registration: N6016V
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 ACFT VEERED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF RWY 27 AND COLLAPSED THE LANDING GEAR DURING LANDING. THE WIND WAS FROM 180 DEGREES AT 15 KTS. THE PILOT DID NOT REPORT ANY MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WITH THE TAILWHEEL ACFT.

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..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR STRUT..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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