NTSB Identification: LAX89LA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37967.
Accident occurred Wednesday, November 09, 1988 in SACRAMENTO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/28/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N17293
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 PLT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH-&-GO LANDINGS ON HIS 3RD INSTRUCTIONAL SOLO FLT. DRG AN APCH TO LAND, THE ACFT WAS SLIGHTLY TO THE RIGHT OF THE RWY. THE STUDENT TRIED TO CORRECT THE SITUATION, THEN DECIDED THE ACFT WAS TOO CLOSE TO THE GROUND. HE ADDED FULL PWR TO GO AROUND. HOWEVER, THE ACFT BEGAN TO DRIFT TO THE LEFT & WAS NOT GAINING ALTITUDE. SUBSEQUENTLY, IT DRIFTED OFF THE RWY & COLLIDED WITH AN UNOCCUPIED AIRPLANE. AFTER THE ACDNT, THE PILOT NOTED THE THROTTLE WAS IN THE FULL FWD PSN & THE FLAPS WERE FULLY EXTENDED. THERE WAS NO RPRTD MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION PRIOR TO THE ACDNT.

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

ABORTED LANDING..IMPROPER..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

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING


Contributing Factors

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

RAISING OF FLAPS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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