NTSB Identification: CHI97LA023.
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Accident occurred Saturday, November 02, 1996 in MINNEAPOLIS, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/30/1997
Aircraft: Cessna 150, registration: N3008J
Injuries: 2 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 student pilot was landing the airplane on his farm in an area which he normally did not use for takeoffs and landing. During the landing roll, the airplane contacted a one foot high, two foot wide rock, which resulted in the nose gear shearing from the airplane.

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

the pilot's selection of unsuitable terrain on which to land the airplane. A factor relating with the accident was: the large rock, which the airplane contacted.

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