NTSB Identification: DEN88LA042.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35373.
Accident occurred Friday, January 08, 1988 in GREELEY, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N280SV
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 PLT REPORTED THAT HE WAS MAKING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS ON RWY 09, AN ASPHALT RWY 6200 X 75 FT. THE WIND WAS LIGHT AND VARIABLE. THE PLT SAID THAT DURING THE 4TH T&G, HE LANDED A LITTLE FAST AND NOT PERFECTLY ALIGNED WITH THE RWY. WHEN HE APPLIED PWR TO TAKEOFF, THE AIRCRAFT TURNED TO THE LT AND HE DID NOT COMPENSATE WITH ENOUGH RUDDER. THE ACFT SWERVED TO THE LT SIDE OF THE RWY, COLLIDED WITH A SNOWBANK AND NOSED OVER.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RUDDER..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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