NTSB Identification: DEN84LA131.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24307.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 19, 1984 in MILLER, SD
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N89740
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 ACFT GROUND-LOOPED DURING THE PLT'S FIRST SOLO LANDING & THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR SHEARED OFF. THE CFI SAID THE STUDENT HAD MADE BETWEEN 30 TO 40 LANDINGS PRIOR TO THE SOLO FLT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



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