NTSB Identification: MIA85LA121.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27366.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 14, 1985 in MIAMI, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N95627
Injuries: 1 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 COLLIDED WITH TREES WHILE THE PLT WAS PRACTICING SLOW FLT ON A SOLO TRAINING FLT. THE PLT STATED AFTER THE ACCIDENT THAT HE DIVERTED HIS ATTENTION FROM OUTSIDE TO THE ACFT INSTRUMENT PANEL AND FELT A JOLT. A FULL PWR RECOVERY TO LEVEL FLT WAS MADE AND THE ACFT RETURNED TO THE DEPARTURE POINT. AFTER THE LANDING AND DURING POST FLT INSPECTION TREE LIMBS AND TREE LEAVES WERE FOUND IMBEDDED IN SECTIONS OF THE ACFT.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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