NTSB Identification: NYC86LA115.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33078.
Accident occurred Monday, April 28, 1986 in WOODSTOCK, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N3235V
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 PILOT IN A CESSNA 150 WAS MAKING A TOUCH AND GO. HE RAISED THE FLAPS AND THEN ADDED POWER. HE LOOKED OVER TO SEE IF THE FLAPS WERE RETRACTING AND WHEN HE LOOKED STRAIGHT AHEAD THE LEFT WHEEL WAS OFF THE RUNWAY IN SOFT TERRAIN. HE REDUCED POWER AND THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTED FURTHER LEFT OFF THE RUNWAY RECEIVING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THE STUDENT PILOT WAS UNINJURED. THE CROSSWIND WAS FROM THE RIGHT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..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
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