Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2011 Issue

November 14, 2010, Tucson, Ariz., Cessna 150J

The airplane was substantially damaged at about 1215 Mountain time when it impacted terrain while on final approach. The solo student pilot was killed. Visual conditions prevailed for the local supervised solo flight. After completing five or six uneventful takeoffs and landings, the CFI exited the airplane to watch the student conduct a solo flight in the airport traffic pattern.

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