NTSB Identification: LAX88LA069.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37153.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 12, 1987 in TRACY, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N734YZ
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 SURFACE WIND WAS STRONG WHEN THE PILOT BEGAN TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF. HE DID NOT OBTAIN A PREFLIGHT WEATHER BRIEFING FOR THE FLIGHT. AS THE AIRCRAFT TAXIED FROM BEHIND A HANGAR THE STRONG WIND LIFTED ONE OF THE WINGS AND THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED OVER ON ITS BACK.

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:

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WIND INFORMATION..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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