NTSB Identification: FTW83LA189.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22291.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 16, 1983 in JEFFERSON, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N666LS
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.

REPORTEDLY, THE PLT LANDED 'LONG & HOT' AT DUSK, THEN LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT WHILE HE WAS TRYING TO STOP ON THE RWY. THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE NOSEWHEEL DROPPED INTO A SMALL CULVERT. THE LEFT WING SPAR & FIREWALL WERE DISTORTED BY IMPACT FORCES.

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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK


Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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