NTSB Identification: ATL88LA203.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37078.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 29, 1988 in GREENVILLE, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/03/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N7392A
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.

THE STUDENT & INSTRUCTOR (CFI) WERE ON A PRACTICE SHORT FIELD APCH, SIMULATING A 50' OBSTACLE. THE CFI RPRTD THAT AS THE ACFT CAME OVER THE THRESHOLD AT ABOUT 40' AGL, THE AIRSPEED WAS 60 MPH & THE FLAPS WERE EXTENDED 40 DEG. THE STUDENTREDUCED THE POWER TO IDLE, ESTABLISHED A HIGH SINK RATE & FLARED JUST BEFORE TOUCHDOWN. THE ACFT LANDED HARD & BOUNCED. AFTER BOUNCING TWICE, THE CFI TOLD THE STUDENT TO ADD POWER. THE STUDENT APPLIED FULL POWER & ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND, BUT THE ACFT CLIMBED ONLY 10 TO 15 FT, THEN THE LEFT WING DROPPED & THE ACFT CRASHED BESIDE THE RWY. THE STUDENT SAID THIS WAS THE 1ST TIME HE TRIED A SHORT FIELD LANDING & THAT HE HAD NO PREVIOUS DEMONSTRATION. THE CFI HAD ONLY 397 HRS TOTAL FLT TIME.

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE

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

STALL..INADVERTENT

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER


Contributing Factors

FLARE..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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