ATL96LA079
ATL96LA079

On April 10, 1996 at 1400 central daylight time, a Cessna 172K, N7479G, nosed over during landing roll at Lebanon Municipal Airport, Lebanon, Tennessee. The aircraft was being operated by the student pilot under the provisions of Title14 CFR Part 91 and visual flight rules. No flight plan was filed for the local training flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The student pilot was not injured, and the airplane was substantially damaged. The flight departed Lebanon Municipal Airport at 1330.

According to a witness, the solo student had been conducting a series of touch and go landings. During the accident landing attempt, the airplane touched down 1500 feet past the threshold, and the airplane veered to the right. After the student pilot applied corrective rudder and braking, the airplane veered to the left. The airplane continued to the left and veered off the left side of the paved runway surface; the airplane collided with a ditch and nosed over. No mechanical problems with the airplane were reported by the student pilot.

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