NTSB Identification: DEN87FA177.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34837.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 09, 1987 in PARKER, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 152II, registration: N5269Q
Injuries: 2 Serious.
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 INSTRUCTOR PLT AND HIS NEW STUDENT WERE ON A LOCAL TRAINING FLT WHEN THEY ENCOUNTERED ADVERSE WX. THE INSTRUCTOR SAID THAT HE ATTEMPTED TO TURN BACK TO THE ARPT BUT THE WINDS FORCED THE ACFT DOWN UNTIL IT IMPACTED THE GROUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)
PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)
WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
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