NTSB Identification: ATL82DA048
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, February 08, 1982 in NASHVILLE, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/08/1983
Aircraft: BEECH C-23, registration: N60427
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED WHILE THE PILOT WAS MAKING A TOUCH AND GO LANDING ON HIS SECOND SUPERVISED SOLO FLIGHT. AFTER TOUCHDOWN ON HIS FIRST LANDING, THE PILOT INADVERTENTLY PULLED BACK ON THE CONTROL YOKE WHILE ADDING POWER AND RAISING THE FLAPS. THE NOSE WHEEL RAISED AND THE AIRCRAFT VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE NOSE AND LEFT MAIN GEAR FAILED AS THE AIRCRAFT SKIDDED THROUGH A DITCH THAT WAS LOCATED BETWEEN THE RUNWAY AND A PARALLEL TAXIWAY.

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

ELEVATOR..IMPROPER USE OF..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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


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