NTSB Identification: LAX84LA192.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23651.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 22, 1984 in WATSONVILLE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N24971
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 ACFT RAN OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY DURING THE TAKEOFF PORTION OF A TOUCH AND GO LANDING. AFTER COLLIDING WITH A DITCH THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

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

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..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..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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