NTSB Identification: CHI02LA124.
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Accident occurred Monday, April 29, 2002 in Cumberland, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/13/2003
Aircraft: Cessna 185F, registration: N8081E
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 said that while taxing after landing a gust of wind lifted the right wing off the ground catching the left wing tip and stabilizer. The pilot reported winds of 20 knots with gusts to 25 knots. The pilot stated he "suspect this caused incident".

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

the failure of the pilot to maintain directional control after encountering high winds and gusty winds during taxi from landing.

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