NTSB Identification: MIA73DKJ49
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: STINSON 108, registration: N97546

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0728  73/3/28    WETUMPKA,ALA        STINSON 108         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 30, 175
        TIME - 1030                    N97546              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 100 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WETUMPKA MUN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WETUMPKA,ALA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF BRAKES AND/OR FLIGHT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS - EVASIVE MANEUVER TO AVOID COLLISION
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST                                                  25000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           62                                                      110
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           5                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- WINDS GUSTING 10K.ACFT LEFT RWY,PLT APPLIED BRAKES WHEN OBSVD WIND SOCK IN PATH.

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