NTSB Identification: CHI82DA073
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, February 26, 1982 in MANCHESTER, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/26/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N9101U
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

DURING TAKEOFF THE STUDENT PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND STRUCK A SNOWBANK. THE STUDENT STATED AT 40-50 KNOTS THE LEFT WHEEL BOGGED DOWN IN SNOW OR ENCOUNTERED A RUT AND THE AIRCRAFT TWISTED SHARPLY LEFT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT/FACILITIES..SNOW COVERED



Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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