NTSB Identification: LAX82DVG21
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, April 23, 1982 in LIVE OAK, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/23/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N7060R
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE STUDENT PILOT WAS INDORSED TO FLY SOLO IN THE PIPER PA-38 AIRCRAFT, BUT REPORTED NO PREVIOUS FLIGHT TIME IN A PIPER PA-28. REPORTEDLY, HE TOOK OFF TO PRACTICE TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS. THE STUDENT STATED THAT THE RIGHT WHEEL LOCKED AFTER THE FOURTH LANDING AND PULLED THE AIRPLANE TOWARD A DITCH. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE AIRCRAFT WAS DAMAGED WHEN IT COLLIDED WITH THE DITCH. THE STUDENT BELIEVED THAT THERE WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE RIGHT BRAKE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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