NTSB Identification: ATL88LA178.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37294.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 19, 1988 in MYRTLE BEACH, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N39932
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 PLT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH AND GO LDGS ON RWY 23 WHEN HE LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE JUST AFTER TAKEOFF WHEN IT ENCOUNTERED A GUST OF WIND. THE RT WING CONTACTED THE TERRAIN ADJACENT TO THE RUNWAY AND THE AIRPLANE FLIPPED OVER.

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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