NTSB Identification: LAX83LUG03
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 13, 1982 in REDLANDS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/13/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N8256H
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 STUDENT PILOT REPORTED THAT HE LANDED IN A CROSSWIND WITH GUST UP TO 15 KTS AND OVERCORRECTED FOR A SWERVE. THE AIRCRAFT SWERVED OFF THE RUNWAY AND WAS DAMAGED WHEN IT ENCOUNTERED MOUNDS OF DIRT AND ROCKS WHERE CONSTRUCTION WAS UNDERWAY ON THE AIRFIELD.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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