NTSB Identification: CHI86FA100A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31664.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 08, 1986 in LAFOX, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N72MA
Injuries: 2 Fatal,2 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.

AN INSTRUCTOR PLT (CFI/CFII) & HIS STUDENT (PVT SINGLE ENG RATED PLT) WERE ON AN INSTRUCTIONAL FLT IN A CESSNA 172, N72MA. THE STUDENT HAD RECENTLY BEEN TAKING INSTRUMENT FLT TRAINING & HAD A HOOD FOR USE ON THIS FLT. PRIOR TO THE ACDNT, THE CESSNA 172 WAS PROCEEDING GENERALLY ON A SE HDG AS IF TO INTERCEPT THE ILS RWY 10 LOCALIZER FOR THE DU PAGE ARPT. AT ABOUT THE SAME TIME, A CESSNA 206, N2544X, WAS PROCEEDING INBOUND TWD THE DU PAGE ARPT FROM THE WEST AT AN ALT OF 2500 FT MSL. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE TWO ACFT CONVERGED & COLLIDED ABOUT 2 MI WEST OF THE OUTER MARKER/FINAL APCH FIX & APRX 1/4 MI SOUTH OF THE LOCALIZER COURSE LINE. THE MIN ALT FOR THE ILS APCH IN THAT AREA WAS 2600 FT MSL UNTIL INTER- CEPTING THE GLIDE SLOPE. DURING THE ACDNT, THE NOSE GEAR OF THE CESSNA 206 & THE EMPENNAGE OF THE CESSNA 172 COLLIDED. THE CESSNA 172 WENT OUT OF CONTROL & CRASHED IN A STEEP DSCNT. THE CESSNA 206 CONTINUED FLYING & WAS LANDED WITHOUT A NOSE GEAR. NEITHER FLT HAD REQUESTED NOR WERE PROVIDED RADAR SEPN.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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