SEA01LA111
SEA01LA111

On June 1, 2001, approximately 1400 mountain daylight time, a Cessna TR182, N4602S, registered to Leeward Winery and operated by the private pilot as a 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight, collided with a runway light during the landing roll at Boise Air Terminal (Gowen Field), Boise, Idaho. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and a visual flight rules flight plan was filed. The aircraft was substantially damaged and the private pilot and his passenger were not injured. The flight departed from Concord, California, about 1115.

The pilot reported to a Federal Aviation Administration Inspector from the Boise Flight Standards District Office and in a subsequent written statement, that during the landing roll with a 90 degree crosswind on runway 28L, the aircraft encountered a gust of wind. The aircraft veered to the side of the runway and the right wing contacted a runway edge light, and the propeller contacted the ground. Maintenance personnel performing repairs on the aircraft reported that the former tip rib on the right wing was damaged, and approximately 12 to 16 inches of leading edge wing skin, requiring an additional seam, was spliced in.

At 1406, the Boise airport was reporting winds from 180 degrees at nine knots, gusting to 16 knots.

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