NTSB Identification: CHI94LA158.
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Accident occurred Sunday, May 15, 1994 in MONTELLO, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1995
Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC, registration: N9462E
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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THE PILOT USED RUNWAY 27 TO TAKE OFF FROM THE PRIVATE AIRSTRIP. THE LOCAL AREA WIND WAS 320 AT 20 KNOTS. THE PILOT STATED THE WIND BLEW HIM TO THE LEFT OF THE RUNWAY AFTER THE AIRPLANE BECAME AIRBORNE. THE TAILWHEEL CAUGHT ON A BARBED WIRE FENCE, AND THE AIRPLANE CARTWHEELED TO THE GROUND.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the pilot's inadequate compensation for the wind conditions. A factor related to the accident was the crosswind.

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