NTSB Identification: CHI84LA193.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23883.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 16, 1984 in WEST LAFAYETTE, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N8890V
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 ACRT SWERVED OFF THE RWY INTO SOFT PLOWED TERRAIN AND NOSED OVER. THE PLT SAID THAT THE WIND HAD CHANGED DIRECTION AND VELOCITY SINCE HIS TAKEOFF 2 HOURS BEFORE.

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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