NTSB Identification: CHI88LA094.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36176.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 06, 1988 in CHAMPAIGN, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N64508
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 HAD JUST LANDED AT THE AIRPORT FOR REFUELING AND WAS INSTRUCTED BY THE TOWER TO DO A 180 DEGREE TURN ON THE RUNWAY AND THEN MAKE A LEFT TURN ON THE FIRST TAXIWAY. THE PILOT EXECUTED THE 180 DEGREE TURN AND WHILE ATTEMPTING TO TURN LEFT (CROSSWIND) ONTO THE TAXIWAY, DID NOT SUFFICIENTLY COMPENSATE FOR THE EXISTING WIND CONDITIONS AND AS A RESULT THE AIRCRAFT WAS 'BLOWN' OVER ONTO ITS BACK.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND
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