NTSB Identification: MIA83LA003
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 03, 1982 in ORLANDO, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N93286
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE STUDENT PILOT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH-AND-GO LANDINGS. AFTER TOUCHING DOWN ON HIS FIRST LANDING, HE CONFIGURED THE AIRCRAFT FOR TAKEOFF. IMMEDIATELY AFTER APPLYING POWER, HE OBSERVED ANOTHER PLANE (UNKNOWN MAKE & MODEL) LANDING FROM THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION. IN ORDER TO AVOID A COLLISION, HE CUT THE POWER, APPLIED BRAKES AND TURNED TO THE RIGHT. THE AIRCRAFT SKIDDED ACROSS AN AREA OF GRASS IMMEDIATELY NEXT TO THE RUNWAY AND THE NOSE GEAR COLLIDED WITH THE EDGE OF A PAVED TAXIWAY. AT THAT TIME, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE PROPELLER IMPACTED THE ASPHALT. THE STUDENT STATED THAT HE HAD MADE THE APPROPRIATE RADIO CALLS ON THE UNICOM FREQUENCY WHILE IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT




Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,TAXIWAY CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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