NTSB Identification: LAX87LA329.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36648.
Accident occurred Monday, September 07, 1987 in FRANKLIN, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N704XV
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 ON HIS FIRST FLIGHT IN THE AIRCRAFT AFTER IT HAD BEEN MODIFIED WITH A TAIL WHEEL CONVERSION. DURING THE LANDING, HE LOST CONTROL AND THE AIRCRAFT GROUND LOOPED. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS EVIDENT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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