NTSB Identification: DEN85LA100.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27167.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 19, 1985 in WESBTER, SD
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N7979B
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 PILOT MADE A TOUCH AND GO LANDING ON A GRASS RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE BOUNCED 6 FEET IN THE AIR DURING LANDING AND A GO AROUND WAS INITIATED. THE AIRPLANE WAS THEN ON A COLLISION COURSE WITH AIRPORT OBSTACLES. THE PILOT INITIATED A LEFT TURN, THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND IMPACTED THE GROUND. THE STUDENT PILOT SAID THE INITIAL LANDING BOUNCE WAS A RESULT OF CROSSING A DRAINAGE DITCH IN THE RUNWAY.

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TOUCH-AND-GO..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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