NTSB Identification: CEN11CA276
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, April 10, 2011 in Troy, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/12/2011
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N1410S
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot reported that as the airplane touched down on the runway, it encountered a strong crosswind gust from the left. The airplane veered off the right side of the runway, impacted a ditch and nosed over. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the empennage and fuselage. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures that would have precluded normal operation.

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

The pilot's inadequate compensation for wind conditions and subsequent loss of control.

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