NTSB Identification: MKC85FA137.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28299.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 23, 1985 in INDEPENDENCE, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N95496
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.

STUDENT PILOT AND INSTRUCTOR WERE PRACTICING PRE-SOLO LANDINGS. WHEN AIRPLANE WAS 30 FEET AGL AND ON VERY SHORT FINAL APPROACH, AIRPLANE DROPPED TO GROUND, WENT THROUGH TOP OF TWO DIKES AND TWO DITCHES, IMPACTED BANK OF SECOND DITCH AND FLIPPED FORWARD TO INVERTED POSITION.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

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

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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