DEN03LA015
DEN03LA015

On November 12, 2002, at approximately 1645 mountain standard time, a Cessna 150F, N7198F, was substantially damaged when it collided with terrain during an attempted go-around at Logan-Cache Airport, Logan, Utah. The student pilot, the sole occupant of the airplane, was not injured. The airplane was being operated by a private individual under Title 14 CFR Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the cross-country, solo, instructional flight that had originated approximately 1 hour before the accident from Heber Valley, Utah. The pilot had filed and activated a visual flight rules flight plan.

The pilot said "I think I flared too high and it was taking me more time than [sic] usual to land and then everything went wrong." He said the airplane started drifting to the right and he decided to do a go-around. The pilot said that the airplane stalled and impacted the ground. The outboard right wing tip (2 feet) was bent up, the upper wing skin was wrinkled the full length, the lower wing skin was wrinkled for the last outboard 5 feet, and the left aileron was damaged,

According to the U.S. Naval Observatory, official sunset was at 1710 mountain standard time. The pilot stated in his accident report that dusk light conditions existed at the time of the accident.

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