NTSB Identification: CHI84FA402.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26690.
Accident occurred Monday, September 24, 1984 in WHEELING, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757ZG
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WITNESSES STATED THAT THE ACFT BEGAN TO CLIMB BEFORE IT BANKED TO THE LEFT AND ENTERED A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. THE STUDENT PILOT'S INSTRUCTOR STATED THAT HE WAS AWARE THAT THE FLT WAS TO HAVE TAKEN PLACE THAT EVENING BUT HE DID NOT DISCUSS WITH THE STUDENT PILOT THE STRONG WIND CONDITIONS THAT HAD BEEN PRESENT THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE REPORTED WIND WAS 200 DEGREES AT 20 KTS. THE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON RWY 24R.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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



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