NTSB Identification: ATL88LA201.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37793.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 26, 1988 in MERIDIANVILLE, AL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N5075R
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 PLT REPORTED THAT HE ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A TOUCH AND GO LDG AT THE DEPARTURE ARPT BEFORE HEADING OUT ON THE FIRST LEG OF A CROSS-COUNTRY FLT. THE AIRPLANE ENCOUNTERED A GUST OF WIND AT TOUCHDOWN AND VEERED OFF THE SIDE OF THE RWY. THE AIRPLANE SUBSEQUENTLY IMPACTED A DIRT BANK AND NOSED OVER. THE PLT DID NOT REPORT EXPERIENCING ANY MECHANICAL PROBLEMS.
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:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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