NTSB Identification: DEN86LA094.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30852.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 26, 1986 in QUEMADO, NM
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N8935V
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.

THE PLT SAID THE WIND WAS VARIABLE AND GUSTY. WHEN THE TAKEOFF WAS STARTED THERE WAS A QUARTERING HEADWIND BUT AS TAKEOFF SPEED WAS REACHED THE WIND SWITCHED TO A TAILWIND. THE ACFT LIFTED OFF BUT IMMEDIATELY SETTLED BACK TO THE RWY. THE PLT THEN ADDED FLAPS IN AN ATTEMPT TO BECOME AIRBORNE AND TO AVOID A HOLE NEAR THE END OF THE RWY. A GUST OF WIND THEN CAUSED THE LEFT WING TO LIFT UP AND THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED A FENCE POST. THE ACFT THEN CARTWHEELED AND CAME TO REST INVERTED.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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