NTSB Identification: FTW85LA225.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29014.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 16, 1985 in MORAN, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N63613
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 PLT ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING DUE TO HIS IMMEDIATE NEED TO USE THE BATHROOM. THERE WERE NO ACFT PROBLEMS INVOLVED. THE STUDENT USED 'SOFT FIELD LANDING' TECHNIQUES AND TOUCHED DOWN ON SOFT GROUND FOR AN OFF ARPT LANDING. WHEN THE NOSE GEAR TOUCHED DOWN THE ACFT IMMEDIATELY NOSED OVER AND CAME TO REST INVERTED. A SUITABLE ARPT FOR LANDING WAS LOCATED ONLY ONE MILE FROM THE ACCIDENT SITE.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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