NTSB Identification: LAX73AL048
14 CFR Part 135 Scheduled operation of GOLDEN WEST AI
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-21A, registration: N1133

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0514   73/4/5  NR.AVALON,CALIF       GRUMMAN G-21A       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0933                    N1133               PX-  0  0  6  COMMUTER AIR CARRIER      40, 7084 TOTAL HOURS, 128
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0  AIR TAXI-PASSG S-D        IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - TWO HARBORS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LONG BEACH,CALIF           AVALON,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFING RECEIVED-METHOD UNKNOWN
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        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 CROSS WIND 248-292 DEGREES
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- UNEXPECTED GUST FROM L. R FLOAT DUG INTO WATER,ACFT VEERED INTO ROCKY BANK.

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