NTSB Identification: LAX89LA132.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38549.
Accident occurred Friday, March 24, 1989 in OCEANSIDE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/12/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N63229
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 AN INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT, JUST AFTER LIFTOFF, THE STUDENT PILOT ALLOWED THE AIRPLANE TO DRIFT OFF CENTERLINE. THE INSTRUCTOR TRIED TO TAKE CONTROL FROM THE STUDENT WHO WOULD NOT RELINGUISH CONTROL. WHEN THE STUDENT DID RELINGUISH CONTROL, THE AIRPLANE HAD DRIFTED OFF THE RUNWAY AND IT COLLIDED WITH A HANGAR.

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

THE FAILURE OF THE STUDENT PILOT TO COMPENSATE ADEQUATELY FOR WIND CONDITIONS AND TO RELINQUISH THE FLIGHT CONTROLS TO THE INSTRUCTOR. CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS INADEQUATE SUPERVISION BY THE INSTRUCTOR.

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