NTSB Identification: CHI91LA019.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42222.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 30, 1990 in LA CROSSE, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N7641G
Injuries: 2 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.

AFTER LANDING, AND BEING ASKED BY THE LOCAL CONTROLLER IF HE WAS FAMILIAR WITH THE AIRPORT, AND REPLYING YES, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A LIGHT POLE ADJACENT TO THE TRANSIENT PARKING RAMP. THE PVT PLT SAID THAT BECAUSE OF THE BRIGHT SUNLIGHT AND BROWN COLORED POST, WITHOUT CAUTION MARKINGS, HE FAILED TO SEE THE POST AND AVOID THE COLLISION.

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

INADEQUATE VISUAL OUTLOOK BY THE PIC.

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