NTSB Identification: CHI88LA063.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35512.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 13, 1988 in LANSING, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N49540
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.

WHILE TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF THE AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED A NOSE OVER WHEN IT CONTACTED A SNOWBANK. THE INSTRUCTOR STATED THAT SHE ALLOWED THE STUDENT PILOT TO TAXI TOO FAST AND WAS UNABLE TO TAKE CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT SOON ENOUGH TO AVOID HITTING THE SNOWBANK.

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

TAXISPEED..EXCESSIVE..DUAL STUDENT

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..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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