NTSB Identification: MIA86LA078.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30609.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 15, 1986 in CLEWISTON, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172F, registration: N8886U
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 STATED THAT A X-WIND CAUSED HIM TO LOSE CONTROL OF THE ACFT WHILE ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON A X-COUNTRY FLT. THE ACFT DEPARTED THE RWY AND STRUCK A DITCH. THE PLT INDICATED THAT NO PRE-FLT WX BRIEFING WAS OBTAINED PRIOR TO DEPARTURE.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT USED..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

PREFLIGHT BRIEFING SERVICE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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