NTSB Identification: FTW85LA305.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29614.
Accident occurred Monday, August 05, 1985 in SAND SPRINGS, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N47300
Injuries: 2 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 PLT ALLOWED THE ACFT TO GET TOO LOW ON THE VFR FINAL APCH. HE ADDED PWR AND STATED A GUST OF WIND TIPPED THE ACFT TOTHE LEFT. WHEN HE CORRECTED FOR THIS THE ACFT'S NOSE DROPPED AND THE NOSE SHEEL CONTACTED THE GROUND AND SEPARATED. THE ACFT THEN NOSED OVER INTO AN INVERTED ATTITUDE AND CAME TO A STOP.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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