NTSB Identification: MKC86FA080.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31353.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 05, 1986 in HANNIBAL, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N8917S
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE STUDENT PLT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND WITH A RIGHT CROSSWIND COMPONENT IN EXCESS OF 15 KNOTS. HE USED A CRAB ANGLE ON FINAL BUT AS THE ACFT APCH THE RWY HE APPLIED RUDDER. HE SAID, WITH FULL RUDDER THE ACFT WAS STILL NOT ALIGNED WITH THE RWY AND HE DECIDED TO GO AROUND. HE THEN APPLIED FULL PWR BUT FAILED TO RELEASE LEFT RUDDER PRESSURE AND THE ACFT ABRUPTLY TURNED LEFT. THERE WERE TREES AHEAD AND WHEN THE PLT TRIED TO CLIMB TO CLEAR THE TREES THE ACFT STALLED AND CRASHED. THE STUDENT'S CFI FURNISHED THE STUDENT WITH AN ARPT ADVISORY BEFORE HE BEGAN THE APCH. THE WINDS FURNISHED IN THE ADVISORY SHOWED A RIGHT QUARTERING CROSSWIND OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR(ON GROUND)

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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