NTSB Identification: SEA83LA112B.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20660.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 28, 1983 in BLAKELY ISLAND, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N80202
Injuries: 5 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.

A CESSNA 180H, N2429F, WAS BEING LANDED ON RWY 19 AFTER A CESSNA 172M, N80202, HAD JUST LANDED. THE CESSNA 180 PLT STATED THAT DURING ARRIVAL, THE WIND SOCKS AT THE ENDS OF THE RWY WERE SWINGING IN ALL DIRECTIONS & THERE WAS LIGHT TO MODERATE TURBULENCE. ACCORDING TO HIM, THE CESSNA 180 ENCOUNTERED A GUST OF WIND AFTER A SLIGHT BOUNCE DURING TOUCHDOWN, THEN THE ACFT SWERVED OFF THE RWY. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE CESSNA 180 COLLIDED WITH THE RIGHT WING OF THE CESSNA 172 THAT HAD JUST LANDED. THE CESSNA 172 PLT REPORTED THAT HIS PASSENGERS & BAGGAGE HAD BEEN UNLOADED & HE WAS WAITING ON THE TAXIWAY FOR THE OTHER ACFT TO LAND & CLEAR THE RWY. THE CESSNA 180 PLT ESTIMATED THAT THE WINDS WERE PRIMARILY FROM THE NORTH AT APRX 15 GUSTING 20 KTS. THE 1148 WINDS AT BELLINGHAM, WA WERE FROM 040 DEG AT 12 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT MOVING ON GROUND

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