NTSB Identification: LAX86LA152.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30307.
Accident occurred Monday, March 24, 1986 in FRESNO, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA C-152T, registration: N49420
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.

A CESSNA 152 COLLIDED WITH TERRAIN AFTER RUNNING OFF RWY 29L. THE PLT INDICATED HE MADE A GO-AROUND ON FIRST APPROACH DUE TO DIFFICULTY MAINTAINING RWY HEADING. ON SECOND APPROACH HE WAS ALIGNED A LITTLE LEFT OF CENTERLINE AND ELECTED TO LAND. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN WITH THE RIGHT WHEEL ON THE RWY AND THE LEFT WHEEL ON THE SHOULDER. ON ROLLOUT THE ACFT CROSSED A PERPENDICULAR TAXIWAY AND THE NOSE WHEEL DROPPED INTO A SMALL DRAINAGE DITCH. THE WINDS WERE REPORTED FROM 310 DEG AT 7 KTS.

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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