NTSB Identification: SEA83LA172.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21087.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 06, 1983 in RENTON, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N65712
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 WAS DAMAGED IN AN ABORTED TAKEOFF AFTER LOSS OF CONTROL IN A CROSSWIND. THE PILOT SAID HE HAD JUST BEGUN ROTATION WHEN THE ACFT VEERED LEFT. HE FELT HE COULD NOT CONTINUE THE TAKEOFF AND CLOSED THE THROTTLE AND BEGAN A SERIESOF BOUNCES TO A STOP. THE NOSEWHEEL AND PROPELLER WERE DAMAGED AND THE FIREWALL WAS DISPLACED. THE WIND VELOCITY WAS REPORTED AS 13 KTS WITH NO GUSTS NOTED.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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