NTSB Identification: FTW83LA210.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22131.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 27, 1983 in WINSBORO, LA
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N70203
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.

APRX 600 FEET OF THE 2300 FOOT STRIP IS CONCRETE AND THE REMAINDER IS TURF. ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, HE RAISED THE TAIL PRIOR TO RUNNING OFF THE CONCRETE. AS THE TAKEOFF ROLL CONTINUED ONTO THE TURF, THE ACFT VEERED SHARPLY TO THE RIGHT. FULL LEFT RUDDER, LOCKING THE LEFT BRAKE AND SECURING THE ENGINE FAILED TO RESTORE DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE LEFT WING TIP STRUCK THE GROUND AND THE ACFT CAME TO REST IN THE WHEAT FIELD WEST OF THE RWY.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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