NTSB Identification: ATL88LA001.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35560.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 03, 1987 in HILTON HEAD, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N66090
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 WAS PERFORMING A CROSSWIND LANDING WHICH RESULTED IN A HARD LANDING. THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THE SIDE OF THE RWY AND ONE WHEEL WAS OFF THE PAVED SURFACE UPON THE NEXT TOUCHDOWN. THE STUDENT PLT ATTEMPTED TO HOLD THE ACFT STRAIGHT IN THE DIRECTION IT WAS GOING. THE NOSE WHEEL DROPPED IN A SHALLOW DITCH AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..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:

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



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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