NTSB Identification: DEN93LA029.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 48187.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 28, 1993 in BROOMFIELD, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N4908G
Injuries: 1 Minor.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THIS WAS THE STUDENT PILOT'S FIRST SUPERVISED SOLO FLIGHT. THE FIRST TAKEOFF AND LANDING WAS SATISFACTORY. ON THE SECOND APPROACH TO LANDING, THE PILOT NOTED A SLIGHT LEFT QUARTERING HEADWIND AND CORRECTED. WHEN THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN, THE PILOT'S RIGHT HIGH TOP LACED BOOT BECAME JAMMED BETWEEN THE RUDDER PEDAL AND THE FLOOR CARPETING. IN HIS ATTEMPT TO EXTRICATE HIS FOOT, THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, THE AIRPLANE WENT OFF THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, AND NOSED OVER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: RUDDER CONTROL INTERFERENCE.
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