NTSB Identification: CHI89LA042.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37842.
Accident occurred Friday, December 30, 1988 in PLAINFIELD, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N8369Y
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 THE LANDING ROLL, THE STUDENT PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, STRIKING A SNOWBANK. THIS WAS THE STUDENT PILOT'S FIRST SOLO FLIGHT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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