NTSB Identification: SEA88LA091.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36093.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 10, 1988 in YAMHILL, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150K, registration: N6251G
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.

ON SHORT FINAL FOR LANDING ONTO A 2100 FOOT AIRSTRIP AT ABOUT 12 FEET AGL, THE AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED ADVERSE WINDS AND STRUCK THE GROUND IN A THREE POINT ATTITUDE BREAKING OFF THE NOSE GEAR. THE AIRCRAFT THEN NOSED OVER INVERTED STRIKING A BARBED WIRE FENCE. THIS PARTICULAR AIRSTRIP DOES NOT ALLOW FOR A GO-AROUND DUE TO STEEP HIGH RISING TERRAIN. ALL LANDINGS MUST BE MADE TO THE WEST AND ALL TAKEOFFS TO THE EAST.

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

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



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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