NTSB Identification: ATL84LA034.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22409.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 29, 1983 in DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA 150A, registration: N6673T
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 ACFTS NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED DURING LANDING. THE STUDENT PLT WAS ON A SOLO TRAINING MISSION TO PRACTICE LANDINGS. THE PLT SAID HE MADE A NORMAL LANDING AND AS THE NOSE GEAR WAS LOWERED HE ADDED SLIGHT RIGHT RUDDER TO HOLD A ROLL PARALLEL TO THE RWY CENTERLINE. IMMEDIATELY AFTER CONTACTING THE RWY THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AFT AND THE ACFT SLID OFF THE RWY. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE NOSE GEAR SHOWED THAT THE BREAK OCCURRED AT AN OLD REPAIR WELD ON A BRACE.

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..FAILURE,TOTAL

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