NTSB Identification: MKC88LA151.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37008.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 07, 1988 in LEES SUMMIT, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N51390
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, ON A TOUCH AND GO, AFTER A FULL FLAP LANDING, THE CFI AND STUDENT SAID THEY HEARD A LOUD BANG ABOUT 150 AGL ON CLIMBOUT. THE CFI TOOK OVER THE CONTROLS AND SAID THEY WERE NONRESPONSIVE IN PITCH. FULL THROTTLE WAS MAINTAINED AND THEY TURNED CROSSWIND, TO DOWNWIND, IN A ATTEMPT TO RETURN FOR LDG. THEY REPORTED AN INABILITY TO EXCEED 60 TO 65 MPH IAS. AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS ATTEMPTED IN A FIELD. DURING THE ROLLOUT, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A FARM FENCE. POST-ACCIDENT INSPECTION REVEALED A PARTIALLY SEPARATED EMPENNAGE. DAMAGED AREA REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF A PROGRESSIVE FAILURE. THE CONTROL CABLE CONTINUITY WAS CONFIRMED. A POST-ACCIDENT ENGINE RUN-UP WAS NORMAL CONSIDERING THE DAMAGED PROPELLER. THE AIRCRAFT WAS BURNING AUTOMOTIVE GASOLINE ALTHOUGH NO STC HAD BEEN ISSUED TO THIS AIRCRAFT.

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

STALL/MUSH


Contributing Factors

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



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