NTSB Identification: MKC88LA038.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35301.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 10, 1988 in ST. CHARLES, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 177, registration: N35284
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 PRACTICING TOUCH AND GO LDGS, PIC NOTED A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN SINK RATE. ADDITIONAL POWER FAILED TO ARREST THE DESCENT, AND THE ACFT STRUCK THE TERRAIN SHORT OF THE RWY CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE ACFT, AND NO INJURIES TO PLT AND PAX.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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