NTSB Identification: ATL85FA090.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28842.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 09, 1985 in ACWORTH, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5317Q
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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.

THE ACFT CONTACTED POWER LINES AND DESCENDED UNCONTROLLED TO THE TERRAIN DURING THE RECOVERY PHASE OF A SIMULATED FORCED LANDING. THE SIMULATED FORCED LANDING WAS INITIATED BY THE CFI AT AN ALT OF APRX 800 FT AGL OVER THE MEDIAN STRIP OF HWY 75. THE STUDENT SUCCESSFULLY FOLLOWED THROUGH WITH THE SIMULATED FORCED LANDING UNTIL AN ALT OF APRX 150 FT AGL WAS REACHED AT WHICH TIME THE CFI TOOK OVER THE CONTROLS FOR RECOVERY. A FEW SECONDS AFTER APPLYING POWER TO CLIMB, BOTH PLTS SAW HIGH TENSION WIRES IN THE FLT PATH. THE CFI PUSHED THE NOSE OF THE ACFT DOWN IN AN ATTEMPT TO FLY UNDER THE LINES, HOWEVER, THE ACFT CONTACTED THE LINES AND THE ACFT CAME TO REST INVERTED.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..DUAL STUDENT

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:

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


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