NTSB Identification: SEA88LA044.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35545.
Accident occurred Friday, February 05, 1988 in HENDERSON, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N2249E
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.

DURING GROUND LANDING ROLL ON A TOUCH AND GO PRACTICE SESSION, THE SOLO STUDENT PILOT ALLOWED THE AIRCRAFT TO DRIFT OFF THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND OVERCORRECTED IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION. AFTER APPLYING FULL POWER TO ABORT THE LANDING, SHE REALIZED THE FLAPS WERE FULLY EXTENDED, AND RAISED THE FLAPS. THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER IN ROUGH TERRAIN.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN



Contributing Factors

RAISING OF FLAPS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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