NTSB Identification: CHI83LA013
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, October 09, 1982 in PORT HURON, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/09/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N3700R
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

ON TOUCHDOWN A GUST OF WIND HIT THE AIRCRAFT, THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, SWERVED TO THE RIGHT AND NOSED OVER. THE PILOT REPORTED WIND GUSTS TO 30 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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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