NTSB Identification: ATL83LA136.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20833.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 13, 1983 in JASPER, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6243M
Injuries: 2 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.

AS THE ACFT WAS TAXIING ON RWY 9 FOR A TAKEOFF ON RWY 27 THE LEFT MAIN GEAR DROPPED OFF THE RWY INTO SOFT TERRAIN. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO TAXI BACK ONTO THE RWY BY TURNING THE NOSE GEAR TO GET A BETTER EDGE. NEVERTHELESS, BOTH THE NOSE &LEFT GEAR LEFT THE RWY & THE ACFT NOSED OVER ONTO ITS BACK. THE ARPT WAS UNDER CONSTRUCTION & HAD NOT YET BEEN COMPLETED.

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:

PROPER ASSISTANCE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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