NTSB Identification: CHI87LA169.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35894.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 14, 1987 in MADISON, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/31/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N2501L
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.

THE INSTRUCTOR (CFI) & PVT PLT (STUDENT) WERE ON A RENTER'S CHECK-OUT FLT TO FAMILIARIZE THE STUDENT WITH A CESSNA 172. WHILE PRACTICING LANDINGS, TOWER PSNL PROVIDED A WINDSHEAR ALERT. DRG AN APCH TO LAND, THE ACFT WENT INTO A HIGH SINK RATE OVER THE APCH END OF THE RWY & TOUCHED DOWN HARD. A GO-AROUND WAS MADE, & AFTER TOWER PSNL CHECKED THE GEAR, AN UNEVENTFUL LANDING WAS MADE. DURING A SUBSEQUENTLY INSPN OF THE ACFT, DAMAGE WAS FOUND, WHICH INCLUDED BUCKLING OF THE FIREWALL & NOSE GEAR SUPPORT BEAMS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..DUAL STUDENT

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..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..WINDSHEAR

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