NTSB Identification: FTW87LA085.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33266.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 28, 1987 in PALESTINE, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/02/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N22064
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.

DURING FLARE/TOUCHDOWN THE PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT DUE TO A CROSSWIND. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND BUT CONTACTED SOME TREES OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE WINGS, TAIL AND LANDING GEAR.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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

WIND INFORMATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..POOR..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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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