NTSB Identification: FTW85LA192.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29066.
Accident occurred Monday, April 22, 1985 in ABILENE, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N7930G
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 PLT HAD LITTLE RECENT TAIL WHEEL EXPERIENCE. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED WHILE LANDING IN A X-WIND THAT EXCEEDED EITHER OR BOTH THE ACFT'S AND PLT'S CAPABILITIES. THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED. THE LEFT WHEEL DROPPED INTO MUD BESIDE THE RWY AND SEPARATED. THE MAIN LANDING GEAR STRUT FAILED AND THE LEFT WING WAS DAMAGED.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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