NTSB Identification: NYC86LA197.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32314.
Accident occurred Monday, August 04, 1986 in HARRISBURG, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N93454
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 PLT WAS ON A X-COUNTRY FLT. HE RPRTD THAT DURING THE FLARE TO LAND AT HARRISBURG, PA, THE ACFT YAWED LEFT, THEN AFTER TOUCHDOWN, IT VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY TWD A VASI INSTALLATION. HE STEERED FURTHER LEFT TO AVOID THE VASI, THEN STEERED BACK TO THE RIGHT TO AVOID A CHAIN LINK FENCE THAT WAS INSTALLED PARALLEL TO THE RWY. HOWEVER, THE LEFT WING TIP CONTACTED THE FENCE & CAUSED THE ACFT TO SWERVE BACK LEFT.

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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