NTSB Identification: LAX87LA092.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32183.
Accident occurred Monday, January 19, 1987 in OAKDALE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N12551
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.

DURING A SOLO INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT THE STUDENT PILOT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS. UPON TAKE-OFF ON RUNWAY 28, THE WIND WAS LIGHT FROM 100 DEGREES. ON THE FIRST LANDING THE WIND HAD CHANGED TO A RIGHT CROSS WIND FROM THE NORTH. THE PILOT COMPENSATED FOR THE CROSS WIND AND LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT. THE SECOND LANDING THE CROSS WIND HAD INCREASED TO APPROXIMATELY 18 KNOTS. ON TOUCH DOWN THE PILOT LOST CONTROL AND THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE LEFT, OFF THE RUNWAY AND INTO THE WEEDS. THE PILOT ADDED POWER AND RETRACTED THE FLAPS. THE AIRCRAFT BECAME AIRBORNE TO APPROXIMATELY 30 FEET THEN LOST ALTITUDE AND COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN.

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:

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WIND INFORMATION..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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