NTSB Identification: CHI84LA084.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23521.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 11, 1984 in PORT HURON, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N63546
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 STUDENT PLT LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT ON A SNOWY RWY AND COLLIDED WITH A SNOWBANK. THE STUDENT ADDED POWER FOR TAKEOFF AFTER A TOUCH AND GO LANDING AND THE ACFT VEERED TO THE LEFT. THE ACFT WAS NOT CORRECTED BEFORE A COLLISION WITHA SNOWBANK OCCURRED. THIS WAS THE STUDENTS 2ND SOLO. THE RWY WAS REPORTEDLY COVERED WITH SNOW AND ICE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR(ON GROUND)


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ICY


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