NTSB Identification: LAX84LA372.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25275.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 27, 1984 in PASO ROBLES, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N49419
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 PLT WAS LANDING ON A 3000 FT STRIP THAT HAD BEEN SCRAPED OUT OF THE GROUND BY USING A 'BLADE'. DURING THE CONSTRUCTION, A 1 1/2 FT BERM WAS LEFT ON EACH SIDE OF THE STRIP. WHILE ON THE LANDING ROLL, THE PLT KEPT THE NOSE WHEELOFF THE GROUND WITH A LEFT QUARTERING TAILWIND & THE ACFT BEGAN DRIFTING RIGHT. THE PLT USED LEFT RUDDER TO CORRECT FOR THE DRIFT. HOWEVER, BEFORE HE LOWERED THE NOSEWHEEL, THE MAIN GEAR HIT THE BERM & THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

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

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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