NTSB Identification: LAX82FA170
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 12, 1982 in HUNTINGTON BEAC, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/12/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N7394G
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT WHILE HE WAS ON FINAL APPROACH TO RUNWAY 19, HE APPLIED FULL FLAPS NEAR THE AIRPORT BOUNDARY AND THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT. HE SAID THAT THE AIRCRAFT DID NOT RESPOND TO AILERON CONTROL INPUTS. THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED TO THE RIGHT, AND EVENTUALLY, IT IMPACTED WITH TWO MOBILE HOMES ABOUT 250 FT ABEAM OF THE INTENDED LANDING AREA. AN EXAMINATION OF THE AILERON SYSTEM REVEALED THAT ALL CABLES AND PULLEYS WERE INTACT. THE CABLES WERE IN THE PROPER POSITIONS AND SHOWED NO SIGNS OF UNUSUAL WEAR OR BINDING, AND NO FOREIGN OBJECTS WERE FOUND. ALL FLAP CABLES AND PULLEYS WERE INTACT AND PROPERLY ROUTED.

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

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RESIDENCE

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