NTSB Identification: MIA82DA076
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 17, 1982 in BROOKSVILLE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/17/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757JK
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ON A SOLO CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT. WHILE LANDING AT AN EN ROUTE AIRPORT, HE ENCOUNTERED A GUSTY, RIGHT QUARTERING, HEADWIND. DURING TOUCHDOWN, THE PLANE BOUNCED AND THE PILOT APPLIED POWER. HOWEVER, HE WAS UNABLE TO PREVENT THE PLANE FROM DRIFTING OFF THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. HE THEN APPLIED BRAKES AND TRIED TO TURN TO AVOID SHRUBS AND BUSHES. THE NOSE WHEEL DUG INTO SOFT TERRAIN, THE PLANE NOSED DOWN, AND THE LEFT WING CONTACTED THE GROUND.

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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