NTSB Identification: FTW85LA049.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26658.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 08, 1984 in DENVER CITY, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N64975
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.

PLT CITED GUST ON LANDING CAUSED ACFT TO DRIFT TO RIGHT, PLT VISUAL ACUTENESS REDUCED BY LANDING INTO SETTING SUN. CORRECTIVE CONTROL INPUT OF LEFT AILERON WAS EXCESSIVE, CAUSING LEFT WING TO DROP TO GROUND CONTACT. ACFT PIVOTED ABOUT LEFT WING TIP AND CAME TO REST.

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..SUNGLARE



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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