NTSB Identification: SEA87LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32725.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 12, 1986 in EMMETT, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 165, registration: N25468
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.

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST DURING TAKEOFF ROLL AND A GROUNDLOOP OCCURRED. THIS WAS THE PILOTS FIRST FLIGHT IN A TAIL WHEEL AIRCRAFT.

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

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


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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