NTSB Identification: LAX84LA089.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23054.
Accident occurred Friday, December 02, 1983 in THERMAL, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N94330
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 THE STUDENT RETURNED FROM A SOLO X-COUNTRY, SHE ENCOUNTERED A X-WIND CONDITION DURING HER LANDING. SHE REPORTED THAT ON FINAL APCH FOR THE LANDING, SHE SELECTED FULL FLAPS. POWER WAS REDUCED TO IDLE BEFORE TOUCHDOWN. DURING THE LANDING, THE ACFT BOUNCED, DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST & THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RWY ONTO SOFT GROUND. THE NOSE GEAR THEN PARTIALLY COLLAPSED & THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE STUDENT DID NOT REMEMBER RECEIVING INSTRUCTION IN X-WIND LANDING TECHNIQUES.

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:

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


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