NTSB Identification: MKC86LA186.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32341.
Accident occurred Friday, September 05, 1986 in FESTUS, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N89208
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 2ND SOLO FLT & WAS PRACTICING STOP & GO LANDINGS. HE SAID THAT DURING A LANDING, HE APPLIED BRAKES BEFORE THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR WAS ON THE RWY. THE ACFT SWERVED TO THE RIGHT & THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. THE PLT RECEIVED A SERIOUS BACK INJURY DURING THE OCCURRENCE.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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