NTSB Identification: MKC88LA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36962.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 28, 1988 in ST. CHARLES, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N89443
Injuries: 1 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.

FOLLOWING A LANDING APCH AT THE END OF A STUDENT SOLO CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, A FULL FLAP GO AROUND WAS ATTEMPTED. WITNESSES SAID THE ACFT WAS HIGHER THAN NORMAL, AND AFTER PASSING OVER MORE THAN ONE HALF OF THE USABLE RUNWAY, THE PILOT INITIATED A GO AROUND. THE PLT SAID HE WAS IN A FULL FLAP CONFIGURATION AND WAS UNABLE TO ACCELERATE THE ACFT SUFFICIENTLY TO RETRACT FLAPS. THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND NOSED INTO AN ADJACENT FIELD.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

RAISING OF FLAPS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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