NTSB Identification: ATL89LA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38045.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 08, 1988 in WALBRIDGE, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/28/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N714MK
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.

DRG A DUAL INSTRUCTIONAL FLT, THE STUDENT PLT MADE AN APCH TO RWY 22 ON A DARK NIGHT USING THE VASI. ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTOR (CFI), THE STUDENT LEVELED THE ACFT APRX 8 TO 10 FT ABOVE THE RWY & ALLOWED THE AIRSPEED TO DECAY. THE CFI WARNED THE STUDENT & EXPECTED HIM TO MAKE A FULL-THROTTLE GO-AROUND. BELIEVING THE ACFT WAS ABOUT TO TOUCH DOWN, THE STUDENT PULLED BACK ON THE YOKE. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT BALLOONED ABOUT 5 FT HIGHER IN THE AIR. THE CFI SAID HE TOOK CONTROL JUST AS THE LEFT WING STALLED. THE ACFT THEN FELL TO THE RWY, STRIKING THE LEFT WING TIP & NOSE GEAR SIDEWAYS & DAMAGING THE PROP.

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:

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..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

FLARE..PREMATURE..DUAL STUDENT

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