NTSB Identification: MIA84LA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24259.
Accident occurred Friday, May 04, 1984 in NEW SMYRNA BCH, FL
Aircraft: PIPER J-3, registration: N98606
Injuries: 1 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.

WHILE THE PLT WAS TAXING ONTO THE RWY, THE WIND PICKED UP THE RIGHT WING & THE ACFT WAS BLOWN INVERTED. THE WINDS WERE GUSTING 30 KTS.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN AIRCRAFT'S ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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