NTSB Identification: MKC84LA278.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26219.
Accident occurred Friday, September 07, 1984 in COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA C-150M, registration: N9282U
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.

STUDENT PLT DEPARTED ON SUPERVISED SOLO FLT. LATER, INSTRUCTOR NOTED WIND CONDITIONS AT THE AIRPORT HAD BECOME UNFAVORABLE & ADVISED PLT BY RADIO TO DIVERT TO A SPECIFIC ALTERNATE WHERE WINDS CONDITIONS WERE FAVORABLE. PLT DISREGARDED ADVICE, PROCEEDED TO AIRPORT OF ORIGIN AND LANDED IN STRONG, GUSTY X-WIND. ACFT DRIFTED OFF DOWNWIND SIDE OFRWY, COLLIDED WITH A DITCH AND NOSED OVER. OMAHA, NB, (6 MILES NNW) REPORTED WINDS GUSTING TO 25 KTS WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED.

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT WEATHER ADVISORIES..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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