NTSB Identification: ATL86FA116A
Accident occurred Saturday, April 19, 1986 in GASTON, SC
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N714PU
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

TWO AIRCRAFT COLLIDED AND WERE SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED DURING LANDING FLARE/TOUCHDOWN AT THE UNCONTROLLED AIRPORT. BOTH AIRCRAFT FLEW A LEFT HAND TRAFFIC PATTERN AT A PATTERN ALTITUDE OF 1000 FT MSL. A WITNESS TO THE ACCIDENT RELATED THAT ONE AIRCRAFT FLEW DIRECTLY BELOW THE OTHER, AND AT NO TIME DURING THE APPROACH WAS THE VERTICAL SEPARATION BETWEEN THE AIRCRAFT MORE THAT 10 FT.

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

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

VISUAL SEPARATION..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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