NTSB Identification: NYC83LA140.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20868.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 14, 1983 in LATROBE, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N65615
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.

THE ACFT RAN OFF THE RUNWAY WHEN THE STUDENT PILOT ATTEMPTED TO CLOSE A WINDOW DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL. AS THE ACFT LEFT THE RUNWAY THE NOSE WHEEL COLLAPSED REARWARD AND THE PROP, MAIN GEAR AND FUSELAGE WERE DAMAGED. THE PILOT RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES.

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

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR STRUT..OVERLOAD

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