NTSB Identification: DEN86LA064.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30791.
Accident occurred Monday, January 13, 1986 in FARGO, ND
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N51238
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 ACFT CONTACTED A SNOWBANK FOLLOWING A LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING LANDING. THIS WAS THE PLT'S FIRST LANDING ON HIS SECOND SOLO FLT. PREVIOUS TO THIS LANDING, THE STUDENT HAD BEEN PRACTICING LANDING ON RWY 17 WITH HIS CFI.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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