NTSB Identification: ATL86LA088.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29763.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 09, 1986 in MOCKSVILLE, NC
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5276M
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.

DURING LANDING THE STUDENT PILOT FAILED TO CORRECT FOR THE CROSSWIND. THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTED OFF THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDED WITH SOCK SUPPORT POST.

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:

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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