NTSB Identification: CHI84LA310.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24838.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 25, 1984 in LAKEVILLE, MN
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N64985
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.

DURING A TOUCH & GO LANDING THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT, EXITING THE RUNWAY. THE NOSE WHEEL STRUCK A MANHOLE COVER WHICH PROTRUDED 12 TO 18 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND. THE ACFT NOSED OVER UPON CONTACTING THE COVER. THE STUDENT PILOT STATED THAT HE HAD ALLOWED THE NOSEWHEEL TO CONTACT THE RWY PREMATURELY ON LANDING & REACHING FOR THE CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL TO SHUT IT OFF FOR THE TAKEOFF HE ALLOWED THE ACFT TO DEPART THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY.

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:

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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