NTSB Identification: LAX83LA106.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19676.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 19, 1983 in MARBLE CANYON, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA 182RG, registration: N1679R
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.

DURING THE LANDING THE PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT IN A GUSTY WIND. THE AIRCRAFT LEFT THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER. IN SOFT TERRAIN. HE BLAMED HIS SLOW REACTION AND INEXPERIENCE FOR THE ACCIDENT. THE WIND WAS FROM 300 DEGREES AT 11 KTS GUSTING TO 18 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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