Accident Aviat A-1B N143HP, Saturday 22 April 2006
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Date:Saturday 22 April 2006
Time:07:11 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUSK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aviat A-1B
Owner/operator:Chandler Air Service
Registration: N143HP
MSN: NF0007
Engine model:Lycoming O-320
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Chandler, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Chandler Municipal Airport, AZ (CHD/KCHD)
Destination airport:Chandler Municipal Airport, AZ (CHD/KCHD)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The airplane ground looped upon encountering wind gusts during the landing rollout. The winds were approximately 90 degrees right of the airplane's landing direction at between 8 and 10 knots. The pilot said that when the airplane weather vaned, he applied corrective action that was excessive, and the airplane ground looped.

Probable Cause: The pilot's inadequate compensation for the wind conditions and failure to maintain directional control during the landing rollout. A contributing factor was the pilot's excessive use of the flight controls.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: LAX06CA144
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report



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