NTSB Identification: MKC85LA046.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27143.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 08, 1985 in DES MOINES, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N68318
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT WAS INFORMED OF HOLES ALONG THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY SO HE INTENTIONALLY TOUCHED OWN ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY. THE LEFT MAIN GEAR CONTACTED A SNOWBANK WHICH PARALLED THE RWY AND THE ACFT NOSED INTO THE SNOWBANK.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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