NTSB Identification: CHI90LA230.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42573.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 14, 1990 in HAWLEY, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N22128
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, VEERED OFF THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER DURING A CROSSWIND LANDING. THE AIRPLANE SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE DURING THE ACCIDENT. THE STUDENT PILOT RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES. ACCORDING TO THE PILOT'S STATEMENT, 'A GUST OF WIND CAUSED THE PLANE TO GO TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, THEN OFF INTO THE DITCH AND INTO A BEAN FIELD. THE BEANS WERE 2 1/2 TO 3 FT HIGH AND THE DIRT WAS SOFT CAUSING THE PLANE TO NOSE OVER'.

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

THE FAILURE OF THE PIC TO RETAIN CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE DURING THE LANDING SEQUENCE.

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