NTSB Identification: CHI88LA084.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36177.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 26, 1988 in SALEM, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N96010
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.

WHILE ATTEMPTING TO LAND WITH A QUARTERING TAILWIND, THE STUDENT EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND ELECTED TO G0-AROUND. ON CLIMBOUT HE WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN THE PROPER RATE OF CLIMB, AND ONCE OUT OF GROUND EFFECT THE AIRCRAFT STARTED TO DESCEND. THE PILOT EXECUTED A FORCED LANDING INTO A SNOW COVERED, PLOWED FIELD. THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A DITCH AND NOSED OVER.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WIND INFORMATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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