NTSB Identification: CHI87LA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34523.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 18, 1986 in MIDDLETON, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N12841
Injuries: 2 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AT THE COMPLETION OF A PERIOD OF INSTRUMENT TRAINING AND WHILE RETURNING TO THE AIRPORT OF ORIGIN THE CFI ASKED THE PRIVATE RATED DUAL STUDENT TO DEMONSTRATE A SIMULATED FORCED LANDING TO THE RUNWAY. IN AN ATTEMPT TO LOSE ALTITUDE ON THE FINAL APPROACH THE DUAL STUDENT ALLOWED THE AIRSPEED TO DECAY DURING A SLIPPING MANEUVER AND THE AIRCRAFT STALLED. INSUFFICIENT ALTITUDE REMAINED TO ALLOW EITHER THE STUDENT OR THE CFI TO MAKE A RECOVERY BEFORE THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK SMALL TREES AND SLID THROUGH A DITCH. THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST SHORT OF THE RUNWAY.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)




Contributing Factors

COMPLACENCY..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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