NTSB Identification: CHI93LA223.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 52725.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 27, 1993 in OSCEOLA, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/13/1993
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA, registration: N11854
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
WHILE TAXIING WITH THE WIND, THE PILOT 'EXPERIENCED RAPID ACCELERATION AND REDUCED POWER TO SLOW THE AIRCRAFT. THE WIND SHIFTED TO OUT OF NORTHWEST, LIFTING THE LEFT WING AND LEFT MAIN GEAR.' THE AIRCRAFT WAS BLOWN ONTO THE GRASS ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE RUNWAY WHERE IT INSTANTLY WEATHERVANED. THE PILOT SAID WITH THE AIRCRAFT'S 'MOMENTUM STILL IN THE 10 DEGREE HEADING, THE AIRCRAFT HOPPED SIDEWAYS ON ITS GEAR, DAMAGING THE AIRCRAFT.'
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT IN COMMAND'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL.
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