NTSB Identification: FTW87LA227.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34434.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 24, 1987 in MCKINNEY, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N67439
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.

DRG A PRACTICE TOUCH-&-GO LANDING, THE PLT RAISED THE FLAPS AFTER MAKING A NORMAL LNDG & APPLIED FULL POWER FOR A GO-AROUND. HOWEVER, THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY & CONTACTED SOFT GROUND. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED & THE LEFT WING WAS DAMAGED. THE STUDENT'S INSTRUCTOR WAS STANDING NEAR THE RWY WHEN THE ACDNT OCCURRED. HE BELIEVED THE STUDENT DID NOT APPLY ENOUGH RUDDER TO COMPENSATE FOR ENG TORQUE.

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..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT



Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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