NTSB Identification: DEN89LA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36585.
Accident occurred Monday, October 17, 1988 in ENGLEWOOD, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N53949
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 PILOT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH-AND-GO LANDINGS IN A 15 KT CROSSWIND CONDITION IN AN ACFT IN WHICH HE HAD 8 HRS EXPERIENCE. DURING TAKEOFF ROLL AFTER THE SIXTH LANDING THE PLT LOST CONTROL AND THE ACFT DEPARTED THE SIDE OF THE RNWY.

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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