NTSB Identification: ATL88LA218.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36503.
Accident occurred Friday, July 22, 1988 in SOMERVILLE, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757YP
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 CFI WAS ATTEMPTING A DEMONSTRATION OF A FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING A SIMULATED LOSS OF ENGINE POWER. JUST AS HE STARTED TO RECOVER AND CLIMB BACK TO ALTITUDE, THE STUDENT PLT SPOTTED WIRES AND YELLED. COMPANY POLICY REQUIRED A RECOVERY AT 500 FT. THE STUDENT HAD 2 HOURS OF FLIGHT TRAINING PRIOR TO THIS FLIGHT.

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,STATIC

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