NTSB Identification: CHI84LA085.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23520.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 15, 1984 in HUNTLEY, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N76310
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.

THE STUDENT PLT ALLOWED THE ACFT TO DRIFT LEFT DURING TAKEOFF IN SPITE OF VERBAL INSTRUCTIONS BY THE CFI TO CORRECT THE SITUATION. THE ACFT CONTINUED TOWARD A SNOWBANK AND THE CFI DID NOT TAKE CORRECTIVE ACTION ON THE CONTROLS IN TIME TO AVOID A COLLISION WITH A SNOWBANK.

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:

INSTRUCTIONS,WRITTEN/VERBAL..NOT FOLLOWED..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

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


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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