NTSB Identification: LAX88LA175.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37020.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 05, 1988 in UPLAND, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N25294
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 STUDENT PILOT'S FLT PURPOSE WAS TO PRACTICE TAKEOFFS & LANDINGS AT A DIFFERENT ARPT. WHEN HE DEPARTED, THE WINDS WERE THE SAME AS THE DEST ARPT. THE CFI FELT THAT A WEATHER BRIEFING WAS NOT REQUIRED. THE STUDENT TOUCHED DOWN ON RWY 24 & THE ACFT BEGAN DRIFTING LEFT. THE STUDENT ABORTED THE TAKEOFF & REDUCED THE POWER TO IDLE. HOWEVER, THE ACFT CONTINUED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY & WAS HEADED FOR A ROW OF PARKED ACFT. THE STUDENT SAID HE TRIED TO STEER THE ACFT AWAY FROM THE PARKED ACFT BUT THE RIGHT WING STRUCK TWO OF THEM. THE FBO SAID THE WINDS WERE GUSTING TO 22 KNOTS. THE CFI, WHO WAS WORKING IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN WITH ANOTHER STUDENT, SAID THE WINDS WERE FROM THE NORTH.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

INSUFF STANDARDS/REQUIREMENTS,OPERATION/OPERATOR..COMPANY/OPERATOR MGMT


Contributing Factors

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR(ON GROUND)

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