NTSB Identification: CHI74DEP25
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N3907Q

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3924  73/12/29   STURGEON BAY,WIS    CESSNA 172          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 25, 55 TOTAL
        TIME - 1015                    N3907Q              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 4 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DOOR CTY-CHERRYLA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          STURGEON BAY,WIS            LAKE ELMO,MINN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          OVERCAST/LOWER SCATTERED                                  5000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          BLOWING SNOW                                             RIGHT CROSS WIND 068-112 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           18                                                      270
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           14                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND DRIFTS ON RUNWAY.

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