NTSB Identification: NYC84LA044.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22422.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 19, 1983 in BAYPORT, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA 177, registration: N692MA
Injuries: 2 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 DRAGGED A WING TIP AFTER ENCOUNTERED A GUSTY CROSSWIND AND ABORTED HIS TAKEOFF. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, AS THE ACFT BECAME AIRBORNE IT SEEMED TO BE PUSHED DOWN AND HE INITIATED A LANDING. THE TAKEOFF WAS ABORTED BY REDUCING POWER AND THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN BUT A WING WAS LIFTED BY THE WIND AND THE OTHER WING TIP HIT THE RWY. FULL POWER WAS APPLIED TO STRAIGHTEN THE ROLL. SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE OCCURRED TO THE WING AND PROPELLER.

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

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

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

ABORTED TAKEOFF..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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