NTSB Identification: SEA88LA035.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35307.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 17, 1988 in EVERETT, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N2811Q
Injuries: 1 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 HAD LANDED WITH FULL FLAPS PRIOR TO THE APPLICATION OF FULL POWER FOR TAKEOFF. THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY INTO MUD AND NOSED OVER INVERTED. THE AIRCRAFT'S FLAP INDICATOR HAD BEEN PLACARDED INOPERATIVE BY THE OPERATOR.

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..NOT PERFORMED..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

OPERATION WITH KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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