NTSB Identification: LAX85LA032.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26142.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 27, 1984 in FILLMORE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N48809
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, UNFORECAST WX WAS ENCOUNTERED IN CRUISE AT 6,500 FT. THE STUDENT BECAME LOST AND ELECTED TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING IN AN UNIMPROVED FIELD. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED ON TOUCHDOWN AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER COMING TO REST INVERTED. NO EFFORT WAS MADE BY THE PILOT TO GET ASSISTANCE FROM ATC WHEN HE BECAME LOST. WX AT THE NEAREST OBSERVATION FACILITY, 18 MILES NORTHEAST, WAS VMC WITH SCATTERED CLOUDS AT 25,000 FT AND VISIBILITY OF 20 MILES.

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

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

RADAR ASSISTANCE TO VFR AIRCRAFT..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



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