NTSB Identification: DEN88LA130.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37054.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 15, 1988 in WEST JORDON, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N70471
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.
A CFI WAS TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF FROM A FIELD AFTER AN OFF-ARPT LANDING. THE TERRAIN WAS ROUGH AND UNEVEN. DURING A TURN TO THE TAKEOFF HEADING, THE LEFT MAIN GEAR ENTERED A RUT, ELEVATING THE RIGHT WING. A GUST OF WIND ESTIMATED AT 30 KTS LIFTED THE RIGHT WING AND NOSED THE AIRPLANE OVER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:WEATHER EVALUATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND
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