NTSB Identification: LAX89LA017.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37889.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 18, 1988 in GOODYEAR, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/28/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N8194F
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 PLT RPRTD THAT DRG THE LANDING ROLL, THE ACFT ENCTRD A GUST OF WIND & VEERED OFF THE DIRT STRIP & ONTO A RAISED BERM (EDGE OF RWY). AFTER ENCTRG THE SOFT DIRT & ROUGH TERRAIN, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED & THE PLANE NOSED OVER. THE PLT HAD LANDED WITH 40 DEG OF FLAPS. HE ESTIMATED THE WIND WAS FROM 240 DEG AT 6 GUSTING TO 18 KTS. NO PRE-ACDNT MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF THE ACFT WAS RPRTD.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..BERM


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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