NTSB Identification: FTW83LA273.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23307.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 09, 1983 in ADDISON, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N65419
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.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT DURING TAKEOFF, THE ACFT 'IMMEDIATELY SLID SIDEWAYS' AS THE NOSEWHEEL LIFTED OFF. ACCORDING TO A WITNESS, THE ACFT WEATHERVANED/VEERED INTO THE WIND. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE PLT REDUCED POWER & THE ACFT DROPPED FROM ABOUT 15 FT AGL TO THE GRASS SURFACE BESIDE THE RWY. THE ACFT HIT TAIL 1ST & ON THE MAIN GEAR. ALL 3 GEAR ASSEMBLIES WERE DAMAGED AS WELL AS THE TAIL CONE & RUDDER. THE 1347 CDT WIND AT ADDISON WAS FROM 300 DEG AT 7 KTS. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE WIND AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WAS FROM 130 DEG AT 15 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:

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


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