NTSB Identification: ATL88LA077.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36043.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 12, 1988 in GREENSBORO, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757AS
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 PLT RPTD THAT HE ATTEMPTED TO LAND LONG TO AVOID SNOW AND ICE ON THE RWY. THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN EARLIER THAN HE INTENDED HOWEVER, AND CONTACTED THE SNOW AND ICE. THE AIRPLANE SUBSEQUENTLY VEERED OFF OF THE RUNWAY, IMPACTED A SNOWBANK, AND NOSED OVER. THE STUDENT PILOT REPORTEDLY HAD ABOUT 6 HOURS OF SOLO FLIGHT EXPERIENCE.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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