NTSB Identification: MKC85LA132.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27657.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 15, 1985 in PRATT, KS
Aircraft: BEECH C23, registration: N6723C
Injuries: 2 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.

STUDENT PILOT WAS ON HIS SECOND CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT TO THIS AIRPORT. HE STATED THAT AFTER TOUCHDOWN, HE REACHED TO RAISE THE FLAPS AND THE AIRPLANE STARTED TO DRIFT. HE OVERCORRECTED AND WENT OFF LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER WHEN HE WENT THROUGH A WASH.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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