NTSB Identification: ATL88LA112.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36445.
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 02, 1988 in STATESVILLE, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N25265
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 AIRPLANE ENCOUNTERED A CROSSWIND GUST AT TOUCHDOWN AND THE STUDENT PLT LOST CONTROL. THE AIRPLANE VEERED OFF OF THE SIDE OF THE RWY AND SUBSEQUENTLY IMPACTED AN EMBANKMENT. THE STUDENT HAD ABOUT 8 HRS OF TOTAL SOLO FLT EXPERIENCE, ABOUT 6 OF WHICH WAS OBTAINED IN THE PRECEDING 90 DAYS. THE STUDENT WAS PROPERLY ENDORSED FOR THE FLT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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