NTSB Identification: LAX77DUQ38
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N9266P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1330   77/7/9  NR.PEARBLOSSOM,CA     PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  0  1  MISCELLANEOUS             COMMERCIAL, AGE 24, 583
        TIME - 1400                    N9266P              PX-  0  0  0  TOWING GLIDERS            TOTAL HOURS, 94 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CRYSTALAIRE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         PEARBLOSSOM,CA               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAXI: FROM LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           WEATHER - LOCAL WHIRLWIND
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     LEFT QUARTERING TAIL WIND 203-247 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           100                                                     270
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           20                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- DUST DEVIL FLIPPED PA-18 OVER AS ACFT WAS TAXYING TO GLIDER TOW LINE.

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