NTSB Identification: DEN87LA076.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33848.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 28, 1987 in CAVALIER, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/05/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N2848V
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 PILOT WAS LANDING WITH A CROSS WIND. THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED AND DRIFTED INTO SNOW BANK ALONG THE RIGHT EDGE OF THE RUNWAY. THE NOSE GEAR WAS BROKEN OFF IN THE COLLISION WITH THE SNOW BANK AND THE ENGINE WAS PUSHED INTO THE FIREWALL.

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:

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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