NTSB Identification: MIA86LA107.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30601.
Accident occurred Friday, March 28, 1986 in FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30A, registration: N28007
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 NON-CERTIFICATED STUDENT PLT WAS MAKING AN UNAUTHORIZED NIGHT SOLO X-COUNTRY FLT. HE ATTEMPTED A LANDING AT HIS DESTINATION WITH A LEFT 60 DEG, 12 KT X-WIND. DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT AND THE PLT CORRECTEDBY APPLYING 'EXTREME' LEFT RUDDER. THE ACFT THEN VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY, STRIKING THE RWY EDGE LIP WHICH COLLAPSED THE NOSE GEAR. THE PLT STATED THAT DURING THE LANDING ROLL, WIND SHEAR WAS ENCOUNTERED WHICH RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. HOWEVER; NEITHER WIND GUSTS OR WIND SHEAR WERE REPORTED BY TOWER PERSONNEL OR OTHER ACFT OPERATING IN THE AREA AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..EXCESSIVE..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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RUNWAY


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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