NTSB Identification: LAX86LA171.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32794.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 10, 1986 in MOJAVE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172D, registration: N2762U
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 ACFT WING STRUCK A TREE DURING TAXI ON A DIRT ROAD BEING USED FOR TAKEOFF. THE CFI SAID THAT HE DID NOT MAKE A SURVEY TO IDENTIFY OBSTRUCTIONS BEFORE THE TAXI FOR TAKEOFF. THE ACFT HAD LANDED ON THE ROAD WHEN THE CFI COULD NOT REGAIN ENG POWER FOLLOWING A SIMULATED EMERGENCY PROCEDURE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR(ON GROUND)
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR(ON GROUND)
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