NTSB Identification: BFO88FA054.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38451.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 11, 1988 in CLINTON, MD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/24/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG, registration: N2070Q
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ENG PWR LOSS OCCURRED WHEN THE INSTRUMENT STUDENT ADVANCED THE THROTTLE TO DO A GO-AROUND WHEN THE ACFT WAS TOO HIGH TO LND ON RWY 5 FOLLOWING A SIMULATED INSTRMT APCH. THE INSTR TOOK CONTROL OF THE ACFT AND ABOUT HALF-WAY DOWN THE RWY, AT ABOUT 300 FT AGL, DID A LEFT TURN TO LAND NEXT TO RWY 31. THE ACFT LANDED HARD AND COLLAPSED THE LNDG GEAR. THE ENG EXAM DID NOT DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF MALFUNCTION. THE ACFT HAD MADE A LONG APPROACH AT LOW POWER SETTING PRIOR TO THE SUDDEN APPLICATION OF POWER.

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

MANEUVER..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)



Contributing Factors

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

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

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