NTSB Identification: ATL85LA186.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27996.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 15, 1985 in ABBEVILLE, SC
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N47071
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.

WHILE PRACTICING TOUCH & GO LANDINGS THE STUDENT PLT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT & RAN OFF THE SIDE OF THE RWY. THE ACFT FLIPPED TO AN INVERTED ATTITUDE WHEN THE NOSE WHEEL DUG INTO THE SOFT SOIL. THE STUDENT WAS ON HIS SECOND SOLO FLIGHT.

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

RUDDER..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..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

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

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

Index for Jun1985 | Index of months