NTSB Identification: FTW87LA122.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34402.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 21, 1987 in MCKINNEY, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5215P
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 RPRTD THAT DRG A LNDG, THE WIND SHIFTED FROM A HEADWIND TO A LEFT CROSSWIND. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY & ENCTRD SOFT MUD, THEN THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED & THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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:

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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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