NTSB Identification: FTW83LA272.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23290.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 12, 1983 in LEAGUE CITY, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6450B
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.

AFTER RETURNING FROM A SOLO X-COUNTRY, THE STUDENT PLT WAS LANDING. SHORTLY AFTER FLARING TO LAND, A GUST OF WIND 'DEFLECTED' THE PLANE. THE STUDENT DECIDED TO ABORT THE LANDING & APPLIED FULL THROTTLE, BUT WAS NOT ABLE TO AVOID TOUCHING DOWN IN A RIGHT CRAB. THE ACFT BOUNCED BACK IN THE AIR & WENT OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY & THRU AN ADJACENT FENCE. THE STUDENT THEN CLOSED THE THROTTLE TO LAND; HOWEVER, THE LEFT WING HIT A SMALL TREE & THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED & NOSED OVER. THE STUDENT ESTIMATED THE WIND WAS FROM THE SE AT 10 GUSTING 12 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


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