NTSB Identification: LAX88LA220.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36878.
Accident occurred Friday, June 10, 1988 in REDDING, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N25409
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 A SOLO INSTRUCTIONAL FLT, THE PILOT STATED THAT HE MAY HAVE HAD HIS FOOT ON THE LEFT RUDDER PEDAL ON LANDING. WHEN THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN IT VEERED TO THE LEFT OFF THE RUNWAY AND INTO A DITCH. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WITH THE AIRPLANE PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

RUDDER..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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