NTSB Identification: ATL84LA178.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24402.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 20, 1984 in LACEY SPRINGS, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6231B
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.

WHEN THE PLT WAS ARRIVING AT THE UNCONTROLLED ARPT, NO UNICOM WAS AVAILABLE, SINCE THE OFFICE WAS CLOSED. THE PLT ELECTED TO LAND ON RWY 24 AFTER SEEING ANOTHER ACFT DEPART. THE 1ST APCH WAS ABORTED DUE TO GUSTY WINDS. AFTER THE 2ND APCH, THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT 1/3 DOWN THE RWY. THE PLT SAID THAT THE WIND BLEW THE ACFT TO THE LEFT. THE LEFT MAIN GEAR DROPPED OFF THE HARD SURFACE & THE PLT INITIATED A GO-AROUND. HOWEVER, THE NOSEWHEEL ALSO WENT OFF THE HARD SURFACE. IT BECAME BURIED IN SOFT MUD & THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WIND INFORMATION..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


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