NTSB Identification: LAX89LA299.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39517.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 02, 1989 in RIVERSIDE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/1991
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N6289K
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 PILOT WAS COMPLETING HER FIRST LANDING ON HER FIRST SOLO FLIGHT. SHE SAID THAT THE AIRPLANE BEGAN TO VEER TO THE RIGHT AT A SLOW SPEED SOON AFTER TOUCHDOWN. SHE WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, AND THE AIRPLANE WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER. THE PILOT ALSO SAID SHE MAY HAVE BEEN UNCONSCIOUSLY PUSHING ON THE RIGHT RUDDER OR BRAKE DURING THE LANDING ROLL. THE STUDENT HAD ONLY 1.3 HOURS OF FLIGHT TIME IN THE PREVIOUS 30 DAYS.

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

THE STUDENT PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, WHICH RESULTED IN AN INADVERTENT GROUND SWERVE. FACTORS RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WERE: THE STUDENT'S LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE AND IMPROPER TRAINING BY HER FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR.

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