NTSB Identification: NYC86LA236.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32959.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 14, 1986 in PEDRICKTOWN, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N738HZ
Injuries: 4 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.

FLIGHT ENCOUNTERED A GUST OF WIND ON TAKEOFF, RAN OFF THE LEFT SIDE AND COLLIDED WITH A SEWER DITCH. THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED OVER AND RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


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