NTSB Identification: CHI84LA163.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23952.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 26, 1984 in LAMBERTVILLE, MI
Aircraft: WILLIAM FREEMAN GLASAIR, registration: N83BJ
Injuries: 2 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 PLT STATED THAT DURING TAKEOFF, THE ACFT WEATHER VANED INTO THE WIND AND THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR WENT OFF THE RWY. WHEN THE ACFT HIT SOFT PLOWED DIRT AFTER LEAVING THE RWY, IT NOSED OVER.

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

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

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..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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