NTSB Identification: ANC89LA015.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37387.
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 08, 1988 in NENANA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N48943
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 PILOT WAS DEMONSTRATING A SOFT-FIELD LANDING TO HIS STUDENT PILOT WHEN HE FLARED THE AIRPLANE TOO HIGH, AND ALLOWED THE CROSSWIND TO CARRY THE AIRPLANE OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY WHERE IT HIT A RUNWAY LIGHT AND A SNOW BERM, THEN NOSED OVER. THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT STATED THAT "IT WAS A SIMPLE CASE OF PILOT ERROR".

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

FLARE..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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