NTSB Identification: FTW86LA153.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31476.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 16, 1986 in ARDMORE, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N6128Z
Injuries: 2 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 PRE-SOLO STUDENT PILOT HAD TAKEN THE AIRCRAFT WITHOUT THE OWNER'S PERMISSION. HE FLEW AROUND THE AREA FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES BEFORE RETURNING TO THE AIRPORT. AFTER A HARD LANDING, THE NOSE WHEEL TIRE BLEW CAUSING THE NOSE WHEEL TO COLLAPSE. THE AIRCRAFT RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE FIREWALL AND FUSELAGE.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STOLEN AIRCRAFT/UNAUTHORIZED USE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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