NTSB Identification: DEN83LA055.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21192.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 30, 1983 in ENGLEWOOD, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N24924
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.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A SNOWBANK AT THE EDGE OF THE RWY DURING ROLLOUT ON LANDING AND NOSED OVER. THE STUDENT PILOT STATED THAT HE HAD MADE ONE TOUCH AND GO LANDING ON RWY 16L. THE TOWER CHANGED TRAFFIC TO 16R AND GAVE WINDS AS FROM 110DEGREES AT 10 KTS. THE PILOT TOUCHED DOWN ON RWY 16R NEAR THE RIGHT EDGE. DURING ROLLOUT THE WIND VEERED THE ACFT TOWARDTHE LEFT EDGE. BEFORE THE PILOT COULD CORRECT THE SWERVE THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A SNOW BANK AND NOSED OVER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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