NTSB Identification: NYC86LA180.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32372.
Accident occurred Monday, July 14, 1986 in KINGSTON, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N54946
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 WAS ON HIS 1ST SOLO FLT. AFTER A GO-AROUND, HIS NEXT APCH WAS GOOD UNTIL THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED A GUST OF WIND JUST BEFORE TOUCHDOWN. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT LANDED HARD (HIT ON REAR SECTION), VEERED OFF THE RWY & 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:

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS



Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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