NTSB Identification: LAX90LA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 40974.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 16, 1989 in PLACERVILLE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/26/1992
Aircraft: PIPER PA-12, registration: N3266M
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 LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT DURING A TOUCH AND GO LANDING WHILE BENDING DOWN TO RAISE THE FLAPS.

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

THE STUDENT PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL.

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