NTSB Identification: ATL88LA092.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36328.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 14, 1988 in WAKEMAN, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N633BC
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.
THE 106 HOUR PVT PLT REPTD THAT HE HAD RENTED THE ACFT FOR A LCL FLT FROM THE UNCONTROLLED AIRPORT. THE RWY WAS SNOW AND ICE COVERED WITH A 12 KT WIND FROM 240 DEGREES. AFTER CONFERRING WITH THE LCL CFI ON DUTY, HE ELECTED TO MAKE THE LCL FLT. DURING THE T.O. ROLL HE REPTD THAT THE ACFT TURNED TO THE LEFT TOWARD A SNOW BANK AND HE ATTEMPTED TO ABORT THE TAKE OFF. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE SNOW BANK AND NOSED OVER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED
CREW/GROUP BRIEFING..IMPROPER..FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR(ON GROUND)
LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND
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