NTSB Identification: SEA86LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30731.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 12, 1986 in RENO, NV
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N5786T
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 STUDENT PLT LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT DURING HIGH GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS. THE ACFT THEN VEERED TO THE RIGHT OF THE RWY. THE WIND AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WAS FROM 280 DEGREES AT 28 KNOTS GUSTING TO 31 KNOTS.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..NOT UNDERSTOOD..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

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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