NTSB Identification: MKC88LA068.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36605.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 24, 1988 in SPRINGFIELD, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N72PF
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 PILOT REPORTED THAT WHILE TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF A WIND GUST CAUGHT THE WING OF THE AIRCRAFT RESULTING IN LOSS OF AIRCRAFT CONTROL. AIRCRAFT MOVED NOSE DOWN AND THE PROPELLER AND THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED THE RUNWAY. WINDS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WERE 180 DEGREES AT 29 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 41 KNOTS.

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:

WEATHER EVALUATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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