NTSB Identification: ATL88LA098.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36004.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 21, 1988 in CONCORD, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: BEECH 77, registration: N623CH
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.

PIC OBTAINED WX BRIEF OF HIGH WINDS FROM NORTHWEST WITH STRONG GUSTS. TAKEOFF WAS FROM PVT STRIP WITH WIND SOCK WHICH SHOWED WIND ALIGNED WITH RWY 01. AS TAKEOFF ROLL WAS BEGUN WIND SHIFTED TO 90 DEGREES LEFT CROSSWIND. AT ROTATION LEFT WING WAS LIFTED BY CROSSWIND, RIGHT WING STALLED DUE TO BLANKING BY FUSELAGE AND SUDDEN DECREASE IN RELATIVE WIND. RIGHT WING TIP DRAGGED THE SOD RWY AND ACFT VEERED RIGHT INTO A FENCE. PIC STATED HE BELIEVED CROSSWIND LIMIT WAS 24-25 KTS. PILOT HANDBOOK STATES DEMONSTRATED CROSSWIND IS 15 KTS. RPTED GUSTS EXCEEDED CROSSWIND LIMIT BY 8 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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