NTSB Identification: NYC86LA217.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32764.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 24, 1986 in LAKEWOOD, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA, registration: N5238X
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 FLIGHT ENCOUNTERED A STRONG GUST OF CROSSWIND WHILE TAKING OFF. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO CORRECT AND LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AT WHICH TIME THE AIRCRAFT RAN OFF THE RWY AND NOSED OVER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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