NTSB Identification: CHI93LA072.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 52095.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 17, 1993 in MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/03/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N48863
Injuries: 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.

THE ACCIDENT AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH A SNOWBANK AND NOSED OVER WHILE ACCELERATING TO LIFTOFF FROM A TOUCH AND GO LANDING. THE STUDENT PILOT DESCRIBED HOW HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WHEN THE AIRPLANE ENCOUNTERED A PATCH OF ICE ON THE RUNWAY.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING A TAKEOFF GROUND RUN.

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