NTSB Identification: CHI88DEE05.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39190.
Accident occurred Monday, July 11, 1988 in DEKALB, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/09/1990
Aircraft: WEATHERLY 620, registration: N4605P
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

ON TAKEOFF ROLL, JUST PRIOR TO RAISING THE TAIL, THE AIRPLANE ENCOUNTERED A DUST DEVIL. THE PLT SAID HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE AIRPLANE DEPARTED THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDED WITH A GROVE OF TREES.

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

AN ON GROUND ENCOUNTER WITH WEATHER.

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