NTSB Identification: ATL83LA105.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23110.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 16, 1983 in MOCKSVILLE, NC
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N49018
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 NOSED OVER IN THE MUD OFF THE RWY DURING LANDING. THIS WAS THE STUDENT PLTS 2ND SOLO AND DURING LANDING ROLL INPREPARATION FOR A RUNNING TAKE OFF (TOUCH AND GO) CONTROL OF THE ACFT WAS LOST. THE STUDENT SAID HE STARTED TO GO THEN CHANGED HIS MIND AND DECIDED TO STOP. DURING THIS PERIOD THE ACFT LEFT THE RWY. THE GROUND WAS SOFT AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..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

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