NTSB Identification: ATL83FID04.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20414.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 15, 1983 in CHESTERFIELD, VA
Aircraft: CESSNA 210G, registration: N5889F
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A SNOW BANK DURING LANDING. THE STUDENT PILOT WAS MAKING TOUCH & GO LANDINGS ON A TRAFFIC FLIGHT. THE SNOW BANKS COVERED 17 FEET ON EACH SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. RUNWAY WIDTH WAS 75 FEET. THE CFI SAID THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THE LEFT DURING A GO-AROUND AND ENDED UP OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY IN THE SNOW.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

TOUCH-AND-GO..INITIATED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..INITIATED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED

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