NTSB Identification: CHI82DA202
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 08, 1982 in CAMBRIDGE, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/08/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N714HY
Injuries: 1 Minor.

ON HIS FIRST SOLO FLIGHT THE STUDENT PILOT STATED HE PANICKED AT ABOUT 400 FEET AGL AND DECIDED TO LAND IN A PLOWED FIELD. DURING THE LANDED SEQUENCE THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER.

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

JUDGMENT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNDERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ANXIETY/APPREHENSION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

EMOTIONAL REACTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PANIC..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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