NTSB Identification: NYC88LA197.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38232.
Accident occurred Friday, July 29, 1988 in W. BLOOMFIELD, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: ERCO 415C, registration: N94011
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

SHORLTY AFTER TAKEOFF AT ABOUT 150 FEET A.G.L., THE PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE AND CRASHED IN A CORN FIELD ABOUT 0.5 MILE FROM AIRPORT. A PASSENGER REPORTED THAT THEY ENCOUNTERED A WIND GUST AND THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO CONTROL THE AIRPLANE.

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:

AIRCRAFT CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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