NTSB Identification: CHI85LA064.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26432.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 22, 1984 in PLAINFIELD, IL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135, registration: N2381A
Injuries: 1 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.

RIGHT WING OF ACFT WAS LIFTED BY WIND WHILE TAXIING AFTER LANDING. PLT WAS TAXIING SOUTH THEN MADE TURN INTO TIE DOWN AREA WHEN ACCIDENT OCCURRED. FLAPS WERE DOWN AND CONTROL WHEEL WAS HELD FORWARD WITH LEFT AILERON INPUT. ACFT FLIPPED OVER. PLT RECOMMENDED, 'DO NOT OPERATE AIRCRAFT IN WINDS WHICH EXCEED THE AIRCRAFTS GROUND HANDLING LIMITATIONS.'

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER EVALUATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN AIRCRAFT'S ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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