NTSB Identification: ATL93LA144.
The docket is stored in the Docket Management System (DMS). Please contact Records Management Division
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 18, 1993 in CLEVELAND, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/13/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N4921H
Injuries: 2 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.

WHILE TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF, THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR TOOK CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE WHEN THE STUDENT PILOT REPORTED THAT THE BRAKES HAD GONE OUT. THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR ATTEMPTED TO REGAIN CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE BEFORE IT SKIDDED OFF THE RUNUP PAD AND FLIPPED INVERTED. EXAMINATION OF THE BRAKE SYSTEM AFTER THE AIRPLANE WAS RECOVERED, FAILED TO DISCLOSE A MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE WHILE TAXIING.

Full narrative available

Index for Aug1993 | Index of months