NTSB Identification: FTW91LA059.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43081.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 03, 1991 in DECATUR, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/31/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N2204J
Injuries: 2 Minor.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
DURING A TRAINING FLIGHT, THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING A LANDING WITH CROSSWIND. DURING THE LANDING FLARE THE STUDENT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE AND IT BEGAN TO EXIT THE RUNWAY. THE STUDENT PILOT ATTEMPTED TO ABORT THE LANDING BY ADDING FULL POWER AND CARBURETOR HEAT. THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR TOUCHED DOWN AND THE AIRPLANE BOUNCED. DURING THE RECOVERY, THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT ATTEMPTED TO TAKE CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE; HOWEVER, THE STUDENT PILOT WOULD NOT YIELD THE CONTROL. THE AIRPLANE IMPACTED TREES NEXT TO THE RUNWAY.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE INSTRUCTOR'S INADEQUATE SUPERVISION AND THE STUDENT'S FAILURE TO RELINGUISH CONTROLS.
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