NTSB Identification: LAX84LA226.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23534.
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 21, 1984 in LANCASTER, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N78178
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 ACFT WAS BLOWN OVER AS IT TURNED CROSSWIND IN GUSTS UP TO 40 KTS. THE PLT SAID HE WAS USING THE PROCEDURES FOR TAXIING IN WIND CONDITIONS. THE CESSNA 172 IS LIMITED TO A 15 KT CROSSWIND COMPONENT FOR TAKEOFF.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ASSISTANCE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN AIRCRAFT'S ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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