NTSB Identification: FTW87LA224.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34435.
Accident occurred Friday, September 25, 1987 in ADDISON, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/06/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N63156
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 AIRCRAFT BECAME TOO SLOW WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH, STARTED MUSHING, AND DRIFTED LEFT. FULL ENGINE POWER WAS APPLIED ACCOMPANIED BY NOSE UP ELEVATOR TRIM. THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED THEN CLIMBED ABOUT 30 FEET WHILE ATTAINING A STEEP NOSE UP ATTITUDE AND STALLED. AS THE AIRCRAFT DESCENDED, ITS NOSE AND LEFT WING TIP CONTACTED THE SURFACE AND IT FLIPPED OVER ONTO ITS BACK.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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