NTSB Identification: ATL87LA054.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33394.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 04, 1987 in HARTSVILLE, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N70493
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 MADE TWO GO-AROUNDS BEFORE STARTING HIS THIRD LANDING ATTEMPT WITH A VARIABLE WIND. AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT AND DEPARTED THE RWY. THE PLT APPLIED POWER IN AN ATTEMPT TO TAKE-OFF BUT THE NOSE WHEEL HIT A HOLE AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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