NTSB Identification: NYC87LA111.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34840.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 21, 1987 in DU BOIS, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N67911
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.

THE STUDENT PLT INITIATED A TOUCH-&-GO LANDING ON RWY 7 WITH A LEFT, QUARTERING HEADWIND. HE RPRTD THAT WHEN THE ACFT WAS AT ABOUT 10 FT AGL WITH THE LEFT WING 'DIPPED' INTO THE WIND, THE LEFT WING & NOSE DROPPED & THE PLANE IMPACTED THE RWY. THE ACFT THEN VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY. DRG THE OCCURRENCE, THE ENG MOUNTS, NOSEWHEEL ATTACH POINT & PROP WERE DAMAGED. THE STUDENT RPRTD THE WIND WAS FROM 040 DEG AT 10 GUSTING 17 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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