NTSB Identification: DEN88LA155.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36526.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 09, 1988 in AURORA, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/21/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N67712
Injuries: 1 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.

THIS WAS THE STUDENT PILOT'S FIRST SOLO LANDING. SHE SAID THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THE LEFT OF THE CENTERLINE DURING THE LANDING ROLL AND SHE ATTEMPTED TO CORRECT WITH RIGHT RUDDER. HOWEVER, THE ACFT CONTINUED TO THE LEFT AND RAN OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY. THE PLT SAID THERE WERE TALL WEEDS OUTSIDE THE RWY LIGHTS AND WHEN THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED THE GRASS IT NOSED OVER.

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..HIGH VEGETATION

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