NTSB Identification: FTW82DA349
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 10, 1982 in ANTOINE, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/10/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N75548
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE PILOT STATED THAT DURING THE TAKEOFF RUN FROM A PRIVATE AIRSTRIP HE ALLOWED THE AIRCRAFT TO VEER TO THE LEFT AND STRUCK A DRAINAGE DITCH.

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:

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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