NTSB Identification: MIA87FA153B.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33743.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 02, 1987 in LANTANA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N67843
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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.

THE PLT STATED THAT HE WAS AT 60 KTS. WITH FULL FLAPS & JUST ABOUT TO FLARE WHEN SOMTHING FORCED THE NOSE DOWN. HE THEN PULLED BACK ON THE CONTROLS, HIT THE GROUND, VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY & COLLIDED WITH A C152 THAT WAS HOLDING FOR TAKEOFF, ROLLED APRX 200 YARDS FURTHER, HIT A DRT MOUND, FLIPPED OVER AND CAME TO REST INVERTED. A WITNESS THAT WAS IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN STATED THAT HE SAW TWO 152 ACFT ON SHORT FINAL & JUST AS HE CALLED OUT A WARNING ON THE RADIO THE ACFT THAT WAS SLIGHTLY TO THE RIGHT OF THE OTHER 152 COLLIDED WITH IT, THEN WENT AROUND & LANDED SAFELY, THE OTHER 152 THEN BOUNCED & VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, HIT ANOTHER 152 THAT WAS HOLDING FOR TAKEOFF, ROLLED APRX 200 YARDS, HIT A DIRT MOUND, FLIPPED OVER & CAME TO REST INVERTED.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


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