NTSB Identification: MIA84LA261.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25630.
Accident occurred Monday, September 24, 1984 in MIAMI, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N777TA
Injuries: 3 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.

PLT STATED, THE ACFT WAS LIFTED OFF PREMATURELY IN GROUND EFFECT ON TAKEOFF. WHEN THE ACFT REACHED TREE TOP LEVEL A GUST OF WIND CAUSED THE ACFT TO DRIFT TO THE RIGHT OF THE RWY WHERE THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED TREES. THE ACFT SPUN 180 DEG IN HEADING BEFORE CONTACTING THE GROUND.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

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

Index for Sep1984 | Index of months