NTSB Identification: ATL87LA065.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32468.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 25, 1987 in DELAWARE, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N7992U
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 PLT REPORTED THAT HE LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT WHILE LANDING ON RWY 28 IN CROSWIND CONDITIONS, AFTER A SOLO X-C FLT. THE ACFT LANDED HARD, VEERED OFF THE RWY, AND NOSED OVER. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE WIND WAS FROM 360 AT 10 KTS, GUSTING TO 20 KTS. THE STUDENT PLT CITED PILOT ERROR AS THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..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

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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