NTSB Identification: LAX88LA202.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39986.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 28, 1988 in SONOMA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/16/1990
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA, registration: N4139Y
Injuries: 2 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.
THE STUDENT & INSTRUCTOR (CFI) RETURNED TO THE ARPT FOR A FULL STOP LANDING. WHILE LANDING, THE STUDENT BOUNCED THE ACFT & IT BEGAN TO EXIT THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY. THE STUDENT APPLIED THE NECESSARY CONTROLS TO ARREST THE TURN, BUT THE ACFT THEN TURNED SHARPLY TO THE RIGHT. SUBSEQUENTLY, IT HIT A DITCH THAT PARALLELED THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY & NOSED OVER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: FAILURE TO ADEQUATELY SUPERVISE THE FLIGHT AND RECOVER FROM THE STUDENT PILOT'S BOUNCED LANDING.
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