NTSB Identification: LAX86LA125.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30170.
Accident occurred Monday, February 24, 1986 in WOODLAND, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N6188K
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.

A CESSNA 150 COLLIDED WITH THE RUNWAY SURFACE AFTER THE NOSE WHEEL COLLAPSED. THE STUDENT PILOT INDICATED THAT DURING THE LANDING FLARE HIS ATTENTION WAS DIVERTED BY AN OBJECT THAT FLASHED INTO HIS VIEW. HE OVERFLARED TO AVOID THE OBJECT AND LANDED HARD ON THE NOSE WHEEL COLLAPSING IT.

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

FLARE..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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

DESIGN STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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