NTSB Identification: MIA92FA127.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46969.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 30, 1992 in CLEWISTON, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172-H, registration: N3793R
Injuries: 1 Fatal.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ON HIS FIRST SOLO CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT AND WAS OBSERVED TO BE HIGH AND FAST ON APPROACH FOR THE RUNWAY. HE ANNOUNCED OVER UNICOM RADIO THAT HE WAS EXECUTING A GO-AROUND. WITNESSES OBSERVED AND HEARD HIM ADD POWER, AND THE NOSE PITCHED UP, THE AIRPLANE STALLED, ROLLED LEFT AND CRASHED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND (STUDENT PILOT) TO MAINTAIN AN AIRSPEED ABOVE STALL, AND HIS INADVERTENT STALL AND SPIN.
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