NTSB Identification: ATL87LA037.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32353.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 07, 1986 in CULLOWHEE, NC
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N6860G
Injuries: 2 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.

AFTER NOT FLYING FOR ABOUT 7 YRS, THE PLT OBTAINED FLT INSTRUCTION IN PREPARATION FOR A BIENNIAL FLT REVIEW. HIS 1ST FLT WAS COMPLETED 4 DAYS PRIOR TO THE ACDNT. THE ACDNT FLT WAS TO BE DEVOTED PRIMARILY TO TAKEOFFS & LANDINGS. THE STUDENT PLT WAS RPRTD TO UNDERSTAND THAT THE 1ST LANDING WAS TO BE A FULL STOP, FOLLOWED BY A TAXI-BACK FOR ANOTHER TAKEOFF. AS THE ACFT WAS ON THE LANDING ROLL, HE APPLIED INPUTS TO THE CONTROLS TO MOVE THE ACFT TO THE RGT SIDE OF THE RWY TO TURN BACK. AT APRX THAT TIME, THE INSTRUCTOR (CFI) RPRTDLY TOLD THE STUDENT TO MAKE THE LANDING A TOUCH-&-GO.AFTER POWER WAS APPLIED FOR TAKEOFF, THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RGT SIDE OF THE RWY, WENT DOWN AN EMBANKMENT & CAME TO REST INVERTED. THE CFI SAID THE STUDENT RESISTED HIS INPUTS TO THE FLT CONTROLS TO CORRECT THE SITUATION.

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

CREW/GROUP COORDINATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)



Contributing Factors

IMPROPER DECISION..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

CONTROL INTERFERENCE..INADVERTENT..DUAL STUDENT

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