NTSB Identification: ATL88LA189.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37716.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 08, 1988 in EAST LIVERPOOL, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N89059
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 REPORTED THAT HE FLARED LATE DURING LDG. THE AIRPLANE BALLOONED AND STARTED DRIFTING TO THE RIGHT. THE STUDENT ADDED PWR AND LEFT RUDDER IN AN ATTEMPT TO MAINTAIN CONTROL; HE 'OVERCOMPENSATED' WITH LEFT RUDDER INPUT, AND LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WHEN THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN AGAIN. THE AIRPLANE VEERED OFF OF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY AND COLLIDED WITH A DITCH. THE STUDENT HAD 1 HOUR OF SOLO FLT EXPERIENCE.

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

FLARE..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..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..DITCH

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