NTSB Identification: ATL83LA240.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22449.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 22, 1983 in BERLIN, MD
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC, registration: N62970
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.

THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RWY AND NOSED OVER DURING LANDING. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE ACFT STARTED TO DRIFT INTO THE SOFTPLOWED FIELD ON THE RIGHT OF THE RWY AND FULL LEFT RUDDER AND BRAKES WOULD NOT STOP THE TURN. THE REPORTED WIND ABOUT 18 MILES AWAY WAS FROM 080 DEGREES AT 10 KTS. THE PLT REPORTED A WIND AT THE SITES AS FROM 060 DEGREES AT 12 KTS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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