NTSB Identification: DEN86LA045.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30660.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 15, 1985 in AURORA, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N19409
Injuries: 2 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 CFI, DURING A TOUCH & GO LANDING, THE STUDENT ALLOWED THE ACFT TO DRIFT TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY WHERE IT CONTACTED A SNOW BANK. THE CFI STATED SHE FAILED TO CORRECT FOR THE DRIFT SOON ENOUGH TO PREVENT THE ACCIDENT. THE LANDING WAS BEING MADE ON RWY 14 AND THE WIND WAS FROM 270 DEGREES AT 15 TO 20 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..DUAL STUDENT

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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