NTSB Identification: CHI85LA343.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29270.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 11, 1985 in MARLETTE, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N49292
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 WAS CLEARED BY HIS CFI FOR HIS SECOND SOLO FLT IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING A PERIOD OF DUAL TRAFFIC PATTERN INSTRUCTION. AS HE BEGAN HIS TAKEOFF RUN HE FAILED TO USE SUFFICIENT RIGHT RUDDER QUICKLY ENOUGH TO PREVENT THE ACFT FROM EVENTUALLY DEPARTING THE PAVED RWY SURFACE. AS THE ACFT RAN OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY THE PLT BROUGHT THE PWR TO IDLE AND APPLIED THE BRAKES. BEFORE STOPPING, HOWEVER, THE NOSEWHEEL ENTERED A DRAINAGE DITCH AND THE ACFT FLIPPED OVER ON ITS BACK.

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:

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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