NTSB Identification: CHI87LA209.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35973.
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 09, 1987 in MARINE CITY, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182RG, registration: N251NW
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.

PIC LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING LIFT-OFF. THE AIRCRAFT THEN DRIFTED LEFT, AWAY FROM THE RUNWAY, CARTWHEELED AND CAME TO REST UPSIDE DOWN. THE PIC AND PASSENGER EXITED THE AIRCRAFT AS IT STARTED TO BURN. THE PIC STATED THAT HE NOTED IMMEDIATELY A CROSSWIND AFTER LIFT-OFF WHICH MOVED THE AIRCRAFT TO THE LEFT.

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..CROSSWIND

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