NTSB Identification: ATL86FKG02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29258.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 06, 1985 in PELL CITY, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N49446
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT NOSED OVER FOLLOWING A LOSS OF CONTROL DURING A X-WIND LANDING. THE STUDENT PLT STATED HE CRABBED THE ACFT INTOTHE WIND TO COMPENSATE FOR THE X-WIND DURING THE APCH. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN STILL IN THE CRABBED POSITION AND TRAVELED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY. THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED A TETRAHEDRON AND THE NOSE GEAR CONTACTED A DITCH RESULTING IN THE ACFT NOSING OVER.

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

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

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRPORT FACILITY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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