NTSB Identification: MIA88LA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35935.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 17, 1988 in LA BELLE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N93137
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 ON A PERSONAL FLT, THE PASSENGER REQUESTED THE INSTRUCTOR PLT TO DEMONSTRATE A FORCED LANDING. THE PLT DESCENDED, SET UP FOR A NORMAL LANDING, & WHEN THE ACFT WAS AT AN ALT OF APRX 50- 100 FT, DISCONTINUED THE DESCENT & ADDED POWER FOR CLIMBOUT. AT THAT MOMENT HE OBSERVED A SINGLE UNMARKED WIRE AHEAD. DURING THE DESCENT TO AVOID IT, THE VERTICLE STABILIZER CONTACTED THE WIRE. THE FLT RETURNED TO THE DEPARTURE LOCATION & LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER OCCURRENCE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND
ALTITUDE..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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