NTSB Identification: DEN83LA098.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21712.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 12, 1983 in PLENTYWOOD, MT
Aircraft: CESSNA 170A, registration: N9592A
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.

PILOT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS ON RUNWAY 30. PILOT STATED THAT ON LANDING ROLL AS HE CLOSED THE CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL PREPARING FOR ANOTHER TAKEOFF A GUST CAUGHT THE RIGHT WING LIFTING IT UP. THE PILOT CORRECTED BY USING RIGHT AILERON AND LEFT RUDDER BUT THE AIRCRAFT WEATHERVANED INTO THE WIND AND WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE WIND WAS 020 DEGREES, 5 KTS. THE LEFT WING WAS BENT TWO FEET INBOARD FROM THE WINGTIP.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..POOR..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

WING,SPAR..BENT

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