NTSB Identification: MIA87LA082.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32809.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 07, 1987 in VENICE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6237M
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

FULL FLAP X-WIND TAKE OFF & LANDINGS WERE BEING CONDUCTED ON RWY 13 WITH THE WINDS AT 210 TO 220 DEGS AT 10 KTS, OR A RIGHT X-WIND COMPONENT OF 80 TO 90 DEGS. THE STUDENT PLT PERMITTED THE ACFT TO GET TOO SLOW WHILE ABOUT 10 FT ABOVE THE GROUND. A HIGH SINK RATE DEVELOPED, A HARD LDG WAS MADE & THE ACFT BOUNCED BACK INTO THE AIR. THE STUDENT APPLIED FULL POWER & CAUGHT THE INSTRUCTOR 'BY SURPRISE'. 15 FT ABOVE THE GROUND WITH NO FLT SPEED, THE INSTRUCTOR PUSHED THE NOSE DOWN BUT THE X-WIND BLEW THE ACFT INTO THE GRASS CATCHING THE LEFT WING & NOSE. THE OPERATING HANDBOOK FOR THE ACFT STATES THAT WHEN LDG IN A STRONG X-WIND, 'USE MINIMUM FLAP SETTING REQUIRED FOR THE FIELD LENGTH'. RWY 13 IS 5000 LONG.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LOWERING OF FLAPS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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