NTSB Identification: MKC82DA031
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, February 14, 1982 in CHESTERFIELD, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N18102
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE STUDENT PILOT WAS MAKING A FULL-STOP PRACTICE LANDING ON RUNWAY 25. THE WIND WAS FROM 200 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE AIRCRAFT VEERED LEFT, HIT A SNOWBANK AT THE EDGE OF THE RUNWAY, AND WENT OVER ON ITS BACKS.

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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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