NTSB Identification: CHI86LA220.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31653.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 06, 1986 in DWIGHT, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N24980
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 TAIL OF THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE CAB OF A TRUCK WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH. THE CFI STATED THAT, AS THEY WERE PASSING OVER THE ROAD AT THE APPROACH END OF THE RUNWAY, THE AIRCRAFT ENTERED A DOWNDRAFT AND THE EMPENNAGE STRUCK THE TRUCK WHICH WAS APPROACHING FROM THE LEFT.

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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