NTSB Identification: NYC83FA157.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21329.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 26, 1983 in HACKENSACK, NJ
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N10049
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACCORDING TO THE STUDENT'S FLT INSTRUCTOR (CFI), HE (THE CFI) HAD INFORMED GROUND CONTROL THAT THE STUDENT WAS GOING TO BE ON HIS 1ST SOLO FLT & WAS GOING TO FLY ONCE AROUND THE PATTERN. REPORTEDLY, THIS RADIO CALL WAS MADE BEFORE THE CFI DEPLANED AFTER DUAL INSTRUCTION. THE STUDENT THOUGHT THAT THE CFI'S ADVISORY WOULD BE COORDINATED WITH LOCAL CONTROL. THEREFORE, HE DID NOT ADVISE THAT HE WAS A STUDENT PLT ON HIS INITIAL CALL FOR TAKEOFF CLEARANCE. AFTER TAKEOFF, THE STUDENT WAS ADVISED TO REMAIN OUTSIDE THE CONTROL ZONE, DUE TO NUMEROUS INBOUND ACFT. HE DEPARTED FOR A TIME. SUBSEQUENTLY, HE WAS CLEARED TO REPORT OVERHEAD TO ENTER A DOWNWIND, BUT REPORTEDLY, HE DID NOT CALL UNTIL ON A DOWNWIND. ON BASE, HE MADE A 360 DEG TURN TO AVOID A POSSIBLE CONFLICT WITH OTHER TRAFFIC WITHOUT CONTACTING THE TOWER. WHILE MANEUVERING, THE ACFT ENTERED A STALL/SPIN. THE STUDENT RECOVERED APRX 150 FT AGL, THEN ATTEMPTED TO LAND ON A ROAD. TO AVOID CARS, HE TURNED AWAY, BUT COLLIDED WITH A POWER LINE POLE.

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

MENTAL PERFORMANCE OVERLOAD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

VISUAL SEPARATION..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

MANEUVER..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

MANEUVER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL/SPIN..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE

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