NTSB Identification: LAX82DA339
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, September 10, 1982 in SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/10/1983
Aircraft: MOONEY M20B, registration: N74742
Injuries: 2 Minor,1 Uninjured.

THE PLT REPORTED HE ENCOUNTERED A SMALL AMOUNT OF TURBULENCE & A FAIRLY STRONG CROSSWING ON FINAL. TOUCHDOWN WAS SMOOTH & ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY. THE ACFT THEN VEERED TO THE RIGHT. THE PLT SAW A DITCH AHEAD & APPLIED FULL POWER BEFORE BECOMING AIRBORNE. THE RIGHT WING DIPPED DOWN TOUCHING THE GROUND & THE ACFT CRASHED.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND



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