NTSB Identification: NYC88LA122.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38226.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 10, 1988 in MYERSTOWN, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N2825U
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 STATED THAT DURING TAKEOFF THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE LEFT AND THE LEFT WHEEL DUG INTO THE SOD. AT THE SAME TIME THE RIGHT WING LIFTED UP AND THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED OVER. THE WIND WAS VARIABLE AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS, GUSTING TO 30.

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

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