NTSB Identification: SEA92LA155.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46918.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 14, 1992 in LARAMIE, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/09/1993
Aircraft: Helio H-295, registration: N68857
Injuries: 2 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.

THE PILOT OF THE HELIO H-295 WAS ATTEMPTING A TAKEOFF IN A STRONG CROSSWIND WHEN THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO VEER TO THE RIGHT. BECAUSE HE COULD NOT MAINTAIN RUNWAY ALIGNMENT, HE ELECTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF. DURING THE ABORT THE AIRCRAFT GROUND-LOOPED, AND THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN RUNWAY ALIGNMENT, AND AN INADVERTENT GROUND-LOOP. FACTORS INCLUDE CROSSWINDS.

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