NTSB Identification: CHI79FEM15
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N4432L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0306  79/3/14    GRAND RAPIDS,MI     CESSNA 172G         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1214                    N4432L              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  AGE 50, 655 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - KENT COUNTY
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GRAND RAPIDS,MI             COOPERSVILLE,MI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAXI: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  1500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     280
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           24                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- ACFT WAS HOLDING SHORT OF RNWY AND HIGH WIND UPSET THE ACFT.WIND GUSTING TO 40KTS.

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