NTSB Identification: LAX80DJA08
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: LOCKHEED 18, registration: N163R

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0344   80/1/5    PALMYRA ISLAND      LOCKHEED 18         CR-  0  0  2  NONCOMMERCIAL             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0700                    N163R               PX-  0  1  6  BUSINESS                  55, 22710 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            187 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PALMYRA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HONOLULU,HI                 PALMYRA ISLAND
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - WIND SHEAR
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY WEATHER BUREAU PERSONNEL, IN PERSON
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN/LOWER SCATTERED                                    1500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          RAIN SHOWERS
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     RIGHT CROSS WIND 068-112 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           85                                                       60
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          IFR
        REMARKS- PLT ESTD CROSS WIND GUSTING TO 15KTS ON FINAL APCH,BUT CALM BLO TREE LVL ON RWY.

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