NTSB Identification: FTW84LA065.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23736.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 19, 1983 in MCALLEN, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N8590J
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 GROUNDLOOPED DURING LANDING AND COLLIDED WITH A DITCH. THIS ACFT HAD BEEN CONVERTED TO CONVENTIONAL LANDING GEAR. THE PLT HAD ONLY 1 HOUR AS PIC IN THIS CONFIGURATION OF LANDING GEAR EQUIPMENT.

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 OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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