NTSB Identification: ATL89FA036.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37696.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 13, 1988 in ARCADIA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N69175
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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.

AIRCRAFT DEPARTED ON A CROSS COUNTRY INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED FOR FUEL AT ORLANDO INT'L AND DEPARTED VFR. THERE WERE NO WITNESSES. THE ACCIDENT SITE WAS LOCATED BY ELT SIGNAL IN A TREELINE THAT BORDERED THE WEST END OF A LARGE OPEN PASTURE. TREE IMPACT OCCURRED AT APPROX 20' AGL AND WRECKAGE WAS DISTRIBUTED 310' THROUGH A HEAVILY WOODED AREA. THERE WERE NO RADIO CALLS FROM THE AIRCRAFT. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT MECHANICAL OR STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

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

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

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

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

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