NTSB Identification: LAX87LA266.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35880.
Accident occurred Monday, June 29, 1987 in PACOIMA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/31/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N24233
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 HE ENTERED THE TRAFFIC PATTERN TO PRACTICE TAKEOFFS & LANDINGS. HE SAID THAT DRG HIS 1ST APCH, HE RELAXED PRESSURE ON THE LEFT RUDDER PEDAL & THE ACFT BEGAN TO YAW. HE THEN PULLED AFT ON THE YOKE TO AVOID TOUCHING DOWN SIDEWAYS & THE ACFT BALLOONED. THE STUDENT APPLIED POWER TO GO AROUND. HOWEVER, THE STALL WARNING SOUNDED & THE ACFT SETTLED, TOUCHED DOWN HARD & WAS DAMAGED.

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

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