NTSB Identification: LAX82DA128
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, April 05, 1982 in MENDOTA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/05/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N8760U
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT STATED HE WAS LOOKING OUT THE LEFT WINDOW FOR THE TAXIWAY WHEN THE AIRCRAFT RAN OFF THE RUNWAY INTO A SOFT FIELD.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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