NTSB Identification: SEA86LA181.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31085.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 27, 1986 in SNOHOMISH, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6509L
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 WAS ATTEMPTING TO DEPART WITH A QUARTERING TAILWIND. THE AIRCRAFT WAS VEERING TO THE LEFT OF THE CENTERLINE AND THE PILOT ROTATED PREMATURELY. THE AIRCRAFT SETTLED BACK TO THE GROUND TO THE LEFT OF THE RUNWAY ONTO UNEVEN TERRAIN. AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT THE PILOT WAS FATIGUED AND HAS LESS THAN ONE HOUR OF SOLO FLIGHT TIME.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FATIGUE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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