NTSB Identification: ATL84LA227.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24717.
Accident occurred Friday, July 20, 1984 in JOHN'S ISLAND, SC
Aircraft: CESSNA 172F, registration: N5110F
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.

DURING A SOLO FLT, THE STUDENT FLEW TO A LOCAL ARPT TO PRACTICE TAKEOFFS & LANDINGS. AFTER HIS LAST LANDING (ON RWY 9), HE ELECTED TO MAKE A X-WIND TAKEOFF ON RWY 21. DURING THE TAKEOFF, THE ACFT BEGAN DRIFTING LEFT AT ABOUT LIFT-OFF SPEED. THE STUDENT INITIATED CORRECTIVE ACTION, BUT THE ACFT CONTINUED TO THE LEFT. HE THEN LIFTED OFF & HEARD THE STALL WARNING HORN. THE CONTROLS BECAME MUSHY AS THE ACFT APPROACHED THE TREES. THE ACFT THEN STALLED & IMPACTED THE GROUND JUST SHORT OF THE TREES.

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

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

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

AIRSPEED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)

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