NTSB Identification: FTW88LA128.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36833.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 03, 1988 in MARBLE FALLS, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 170, registration: N2642V
Injuries: 3 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 LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING THE LNDG ON RUNWAY 17. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN AND TREES AFTER VEERING OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT REPORTED A LEFT QUARTERING HEADWIND OF 25 KNOTS GUSTING TO 35 KNOTS. THE ACFT WAS AIRBORNE AFTER LEAVING THE RWY AND DRAGGED THE RIGHT WING BEFORE SPINNING AROUND AND SLIDING BACKWARDS INTO SMALL TREES.

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

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



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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