NTSB Identification: MKC82DA063
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, April 24, 1982 in POTTER, NE
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N1556Q
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ON HIS FIRST FLIGHT TO THE "BAR J LAZY V" RANCH. HE SAW A GROUP OF BUILDINGS WHICH HE BELIEVED TO BE ON THE RANCH. NEARBY WAS A FIELD THAT APPEARED TO HAVE BEEN BLADED TO REMOVE GRASS CLUMPS. HE PROCEEDED TO MAKE A FULL FLAP LANDING ON THE STRIP. AS HE WAS FLARING TO LAND, HE REALIZED THAT HE WAS OVER A STRIP OF PLOWED GROUND. THE PLANE TOUCHED DOWN ON THE MAIN GEAR AND ROLLED UNTIL THE NOSE WHEEL TOUCHED AND DUG IN. THE PLANE NOSED OVER AS IT HAD ALMOST COME TO A STOP.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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