NTSB Identification: ATL88LA097.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36054.
Accident occurred Monday, February 22, 1988 in JACKSON, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N6285E
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 RETURNING HOME WITH HIS NEWLY PURCHASED ACFT THE PLT MADE A REFUELING STOP. THE WINDS WERE STRONG AND GUSTING UPWARDS OF THIRTY KTS AT THE REFUELING ARPT AND THE DESTINATION ARPT. DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL THE WINDS SHIFTED TO A RIGHT CROSSWIND. THE ACFT ROLLED LEFT AND CAME TO REST INVERTED.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WIND INFORMATION..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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