NTSB Identification: LAX87LA344.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37181.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 20, 1987 in MARANA, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N91AV
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 PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE DURING LANDING ROLL ON RWY 30. HE INDICATED THAT THE WINDS WERE FROM 280 DEG AT 9 KTS GUSTING TO 12 KTS. THE AIRPLANE VEERED RIGHT DEPARTING THE RWY. THE NOSE GEAR SUBSEQUENTLY COLLAPSED IN ROUGH AND UNEVEN TERRAIN CONDITIONS ADJACENT TO THE RWY.

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:

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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