NTSB Identification: NYC85LA123.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28478.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 14, 1985 in MORRISTOWN, NJ
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6507B
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.

ACCORDING TO THE STUDENT, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED A SUDDEN WIND SHIFT FROM THE EAST AS HE WAS LANDING. HE STATED THAT THIS CAUSED THE PLANE TO TIP OVER TO THE PLT'S RIGHT & COME TO REST ON ITS TOP. THE STUDENT ALSO REPORTED THAT THE WIND WAS FROM 050 DEG AT 7 KTS & THE VISIBILITY WAS INDEFINITE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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