NTSB Identification: DEN69D0019
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N579MA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1620  68/5/18    YUMA,COLO           CESSNA 150          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 44, 93 TOTAL
        TIME - 1215                    N579MA              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 27 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - YUMA CITY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAXI: TO TAKEOFF
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        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                                                     TAIL WIND 158-202 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           40                                                      310
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           23                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- TAXYING DOWNWIND 23K GUSTING 37K.

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