NTSB Identification: NYC85LA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27798.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 20, 1985 in JEANNETTE, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N3912V
Injuries: 2 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.

AFTER RETURNING TO THE ARPT, THE PLT MADE A NIGHT LANDING IN LIGHT & VARIABLE WIND CONDITIONS. DURING THE LANDING, THE ACFT DRIFTED LEFT OF THE CENTERLINE, ENCOUNTERED SNOW & ICE, & SUBSEQUENTLY HIT A SNOWBANK & NOSED OVER.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ICY

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