NTSB Identification: FTW85LA243.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28040.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 01, 1985 in EDNA, TX
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N3708E
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING A CROSSWIND TAKEOFF FROM A RANCH ROAD. THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RIGHT (NORTH) SIDE OF THE ROAD WHERE IT CONTACTED A DITCH IN A RICE FIELD.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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