NTSB Identification: ANC88LA120.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36518.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 30, 1988 in WILLOW, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/21/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N2905D
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.

AFTER THE STUDENT DID A TOUCH AND GO, DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB OUT, THE AIRPLANE STALLED AND CRASHED INTO A ROW OF TREES AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE STUDENT PILOT REPORTEDLY STARTLED BY TURBULENCE, PULLED RAPIDLY BACK ON THE CONTROL YOKE, AND THE AIRCRAFT STALLED. THE PILOT/CFI SAID HE COULD NOT REACT FAST ENOUGH TO REMEDY THE SITUATION.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..DUAL STUDENT

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

STALL..INITIATED..DUAL STUDENT

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE

Index for Aug1988 | Index of months