Equipment Comments: The avionics include dual King KX-155 Nav/Com’s; one King KNS-80 RNav; VOR; VOR/GS; oneKing KR-87 ADF; one Narco AT-150 transponder. The aircraft is also equipped with Air Research Technology wing tips, front wing spar doubler straps & packers, and Horton cuffs for wing extensions.
Description of Accident: The aircraft veered off of the runway and overturned.
Description of Damage: The damage to the aircraft is extensive to the propeller, potentially the engine, the firewall, the engine cowlings, the main landing gear, the wings and wing struts, the left aileron, the horizontal & vertical stabilizers and the elevators. Damage was also incurred to the fuselage in the landing gear area and to the cabin top and spar carry thru.
LogBooks Comment: The log books will be provided with the salvage. Additional photos available upon request.
Remarks: The aircraft has been retrieved from the accident site and the aircraft has been secured inside.
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NTSB Identification: WPR12CA170
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, April 15, 2012 in McCall, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/21/2012
Aircraft: CESSNA 180F, registration: N2157Z
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.
The pilot said that he was landing with a right gusty crosswind, which had a slight tailwind component. During the landing roll, a gust of wind lifted the airplane’s right wing, and the airplane veered off the right side of the runway. When the airplane rolled onto soft soil, it nosed over onto its back. The airplane’s left wing strut, about 3 feet of the left wing tip, and the vertical stabilizer were bent and wrinkled.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:
The pilot did not maintain directional control during the landing roll.