NTSB Identification: FTW84LA024.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23253.
Accident occurred Monday, October 17, 1983 in EL PASO, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N7041W
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 AFTER LEAVING THE RWY AND COLLIDING WITH A DIRT BANK DURING AN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND. THE CFI HAD JUST CHECKED THE STUDENT OUT FOR HIS FIRST SOLO FLIGHT. HE HEARD THE ACFT POWER DECREASE AND SAW THE ACFT HEADING OFF THE RWY. THE STUDENT THEN INCREASED THE POWER BUT THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A DIRT BANK, CONTINUED AIRBORNE FOR A SHORTDISTANCE & BOUNCED BEFORE IT NOSED OVER INTO AN INVERTED ATTITUDE.

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:

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..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

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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