NTSB Identification: LAX84LA324.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25057.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 30, 1984 in MESA, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5190B
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 ENTERED THE TRAFFIC PATTERN FOR A TOUCH-&-GO LANDING. DURING TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT BOUNCED. HE APPLIED FULL POWER & MOVED THE FLAP SELECTOR TO THE 'UP' POSITION, BUT THE ACFT YAWED TO THE LEFT. IT VEERED OFF THE RWY, TRAVELED ONTO A GRADED DOWNSLOPING AREA & NOSED OVER. THE STUDENT'S INSTRUCTOR DID NOT SEE THE ACCIDENT, BUT BELIEVED THAT HE MAY HAVE USED INSUFFICIENT RUDDER TO COUNTERACT THE ENG'S TORQUE DURING THE GO-AROUND.

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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


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