NTSB Identification: NYC83LA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20742.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 23, 1983 in MILLBROOK, NY
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N719
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.

THE PILOT WAS USING RUNWAY 17 FOR TAKEOFF WHEN HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE ACFT WENT OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND OVER AN EMBANKMENT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


Contributing Factors

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

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