NTSB Identification: FTW87LA115.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34376.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 03, 1987 in AMARILLO, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N7259A
Injuries: 2 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.

AFTER LANDING, THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO TAXI THE AIRCRAFT TO THE RAMP WHEN HE ENCOUNTERED STRONG GUSTY WINDS. THE PASSENGER AND FOUR LINEMEN ATTEMPTED TO HOLD THE AIRCRAFT DOWN, BUT THE WINDS BLEW THE AIRCRAFT OVER INVERTED CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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