NTSB Identification: DEN85LQA05.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28815.
Accident occurred Friday, August 30, 1985 in SANTA FE, NM
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N63258
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 EXPERIENCED A HARD LANDING WHILE ON A SOLO X-COUNTRY FLT. THE PLT REPORTED THE FLT HAD BEEN DELAYED UNTIL MID-AFTERNOON BECAUSE OF MECHANICAL PROBLEMS AT BY THAT TIME THE WINDS HAD PICKED UP. THE STUDENT PLT ALSO REPORTED HAVING LITTLE DUAL EXPERIENCE AND NO SOLO EXPERIENCE WITH X-WIND LANDINGS.

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

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

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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