NTSB Identification: SEA91LA241.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43951.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 14, 1991 in ST GEORGE, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/15/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N2185E
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 STUDENT PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE CESSNA 172N AFTER LANDING IN STRONG CROSSWIND CONDITIONS WHICH HE ENCOUNTERED WHEN ARRIVING AT HIS HOME BASE AFTER A CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: IMPROPER PLANNING/DECISION BY THE STUDENT PILOT. THE CROSSWIND AND THE STUDENT'S LACK OF EXPERIENCE WERE RELATED FACTORS.
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