NTSB Identification: CHI83LA185.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20378.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 23, 1983 in ASHTABULA, OH
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N82897
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 WAS PRACTICING TOUCH & GO LANDINGS ON HIS 1ST SOLO FLT. HE HAD PERFORMED ONE TOUCH & GO AND WAS ON THE 2ND LANDING WHEN THE ACFT BOUNCED. HE APPLIED POWER & THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF RWY 08. THE ACFT BECAME AIRBORNE, CROSSED A DITCH, THEN STALLED & THE RIGHT WING STRUCK THE GROUND. THE 1050 EDT WIND AT YOUNGSTOWN, OH WAS FROM 120 DEG AT 7 KTS.

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..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:

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TOUCH-AND-GO..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

LIFT-OFF..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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