NTSB Identification: ATL88LA033.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35559.
Accident occurred Friday, November 06, 1987 in CUMMING, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N7140G
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 RPTD THAT THE AIRPLANE CONTACTED THE RWY AND BOUNCED TWICE DURING THE LDG FLARE. ONCE HE GOT THE AIRPLANE ON THE RWY, HE REALIZED THAT THE AIRSPEED WAS 'TOO HIGH' FOR THE RWY REMAINING AND ATTEMPTED TO GROUND LOOP THE AIRPLANE TO STOP IT. THE AIRPLANE SUBSEQUENTLY VEERED OFF THE SIDE OF THE RWY AND IMPACTED TREES.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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