NTSB Identification: NYC83LA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20302.
Accident occurred Friday, January 28, 1983 in DANBURY, CT
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6279P
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 STUDENT PLT WAS TAKING OFF ON RWY 08 WITH A WIND FROM THE NORTHEAST AT 11 KTS. HE REPORTED THAT HE WAS APRX 100 FT INTO THE TAKEOFF ROLL WHEN THE ACFT SWERVED TO THE LEFT. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A SNOWBANK ON THE LEFT EDGE OF THE RWY.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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