NTSB Identification: NYC88LA070.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37505.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 31, 1988 in MERIDEN, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 195, registration: N1077D
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 PERFORMING SEVERAL TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS, THE STUDENT PILOT MADE A LANDING RIGHT OF THE CENTER LINE. THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTED TO THE RIGHT, STRUCK A SNOWBANK, SHEARED OFF THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR, THEN GROUNDLOOPED. THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST ON THE GRASS TO THE RIGHT OF THE RUNWAY.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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