NTSB Identification: CHI83LA257.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20940.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 09, 1983 in ST. PAUL, MN
Aircraft: MOONEY M20J, registration: N201FC
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 CFI STATED THAT THE STUDENT (PRIVATE PILOT) WAS INFORMED OF A CROSSWIND CONDITION AFTER THE ACFT WAS ESTABLISHED ON THE BASE LEG. THE CFI STATED THAT AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE ACFT YAWED SHARPLY TO THE LEFT AND PROCEEDED TOWARD THE GRASS AREA ADJACENT TO THE RWY.

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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