On August 17, 1993, at 0720 mountain daylight time, a Cessna 152, N25379, was substantially damaged during landing at a private airstrip near Carr, Colorado. The student pilot was not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed for the instructional flight. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
According to the student pilot, he was attempting a soft field landing to the east on the grass airstrip when a wind gust caused the airplane to drift to the right side of the runway. The airplane touched down and nosed over in rough terrain. The student pilot said the wind was from the northwest at 10 knots with gusts from 15 to 20 knots.