NTSB Identification: MKC86LA128.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31860.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 15, 1986 in LIBERTY, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N68729
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 INSTRUCTOR STATED THAT THE STUDENT HAD DONE WELL DURING THIS DUAL SESSION, AND HE FELT THAT TRAFFIC PATTERN AIRWORK WOULD BE APPROPRIATE. TRAFFIC PATTERN ENTRY AND LETDOWN WERE NORMAL, BUT THE STUDENT GOT TOO LOW AND SLOW ON THE FULL FLAP FINAL APPROACH. HE FURTHER STATED THAT AT THIS POINT HE TOOK CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND TRIED TO ARREST THE DESCENT WHILE MAINTAINING AIRSPEED. WHILE INITIATING A GO-AROUND, HE RETRACTED THE FLAPS AND THE AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD ON THE RUNWAY IN AN UNSTABLE ATTITUDE. THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED THE GROUND FIRST, THEN THE NOSE GEAR WAS SHEARED OFF AS THE AIRPLANE SKIDDED TO A STOP.

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

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


Contributing Factors

INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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