NTSB Identification: LAX82DA165
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, May 09, 1982 in SAN CARLOS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N9180T
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE AIRCRAFT GROUND LOOPED DURING LANDING. THE WIND WAS 240 DEGREES AT 20 KNOTS. THIS WOULD BE A 60 DEGREE CROSS-WIND FOR RUNWAY 30. IT IS NOT KNOWN WHICH DIRECTION THE PILOT USED.

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..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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