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N75WY accident description

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Crash location 39.568611°N, 104.842777°W
Reported location is a long distance from the NTSB's reported nearest city. This often means that the location has a typo, or is incorrect.
Nearest city Denver, CO
39.739154°N, 104.984703°W
14.0 miles away

Tail number N75WY
Accident date 25 Feb 2009
Aircraft type Aviat Aircraft Inc A-1C
Additional details: None

NTSB description

The private pilot was cleared by tower to take runway 17 for takeoff when a gust of wind picked up the left wing and rotated the aircraft approximately 45 degrees to the right. The right wing made contact with the runway and the propeller contacted the runway. The aircraft came to rest in an upright position with the nose on the runway. Substantial damage was confirmed to the firewall and damage to the right main landing gear, propeller and minor damage to the right wing tip. The pilot and passenger were not injured. Weather reportedd at the departure airport 10 minutes after the accident indicated winds from 160 degrees at 21 knots with gusts to 30 knots.

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