NTSB Identification: NYC87LA064.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33923.
Accident occurred Friday, January 23, 1987 in SIMSBURY, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N48918
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 AIRCRAFT WAS LANDING ON RUNWAY 21 AT SIMSBURY, CONNECTICUT WHEN THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE LEFT MAIN WHEEL CONTACTED THE SNOW BANK, WHICH IN TURN CAUSED THE AIRPLANE TO LEAN OVER TO THE RIGHT STRIKING THE WING ON THE RUNWAY SURFACE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..DUAL STUDENT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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