NTSB Identification: DEN88LA171.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37240.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 03, 1988 in ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/03/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N704UN
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.

THE INSTRUCTOR (CFI) & STUDENT PLT WERE ON AN INSTRUCTIONAL FLT. THE CFI RPRTD THAT WHILE CLIMBING THRU APRX 150' AGL, THE ACFT ENCTRD A DOWNDRAFT. HE TOOK THE CONTROLS, BUT THE ACFT DESCENDED TO ABOUT 10 FT AGL. THE CFI ELECTED TO LAND IMMEDIATELY TO AVOID A RESIDENTIAL AREA. DURING ROLLOUT ON ROUGH TERRAIN, THE NOSE WHEEL ENTERED A GULLY & THE ACFT NOSED OVER. OTHER PLTS IN THE AREA REPORTED LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR AT THE TIME OF THE ACDNT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR

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

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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