NTSB Identification: CHI85LA167.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27715.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 18, 1985 in HUTCHINSON, MN
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N66479
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 HIS 2ND SOLO FLT AFTER BEING ENDORSED FOR FLT IN THE CESSNA 150 ACFT. DURING A LANDING, HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL IN WINDS THAT HE REPORTED WERE FROM 080 DEGS AT 7 KTS. THE ACFT WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY & WENT IN A DITCH WHERE THE NOSE GEAR DUG IN & THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..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

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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