NTSB Identification: CHI87LA127.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33780.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 13, 1987 in WAUKESHA, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/05/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5286P
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE ENTERED DOWNWIND FOR RWY 18 AND THE APCH 'SEEMED NORMAL.' THE PLT STATED THAT HE 'SLIPPED INTO WIND' ON FINAL APCH AND EXTENDED TEN DEGREES OF FLAPS, BUT WHEN HE STRAIGHTENED OUT, THE ACFT 'VEERED' TO THE LEFT SUDDENLY. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE TRIED TO RECOVER USING THE RUDDERS, HOWEVER, THE ACFT LANDED 'HEAVILY' ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY AND THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. THE ACFT SKIDDED TO THE LEFT AND CAME TO REST IN THE GRASS ALONGSIDE THE RWY.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

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

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