NTSB Identification: CHI85LA228.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28844.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 08, 1985 in OSCEOLA, WI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150, registration: N1644P
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.

THE SOLO STUDENT PLT ATTEMPTED TO LAND THE ACFT WITH AN APRX 90 DEG X-WIND OF 24 KTS GUSTING TO 32 KTS. FEELING UNSURE OF THE CONDITIONS ON HIS FIRST APCH, HE DECIDED TO MAKE A GO AROUND. THIS HE SUCCESSFULLY ACCOMPLISHED. ON HIS SECOND ATTEMPT, HE WAS ABLE TO LAND THE ACFT ON THE RWY BUT WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN PROPER RWY ALIGNMENT. HE ELECTED TO GO AROUND ONCE AGAIN BUT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE ACFT DEPARTED THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY WHERE IT CAME TO REST AFTER GROUND LOOPING AND COLLAPSING THE LANDING GEAR.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR(ON GROUND)

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR(ON GROUND)

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT POSSIBLE..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



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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