NTSB Identification: MKC85LA150.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27796.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 04, 1985 in LA PORTE CITY, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5116P
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 PLT REPORTED THAT THE ACFT HAD THE PROPER AIRSPEED WHEN IT WAS ON FINAL APCH ABOUT 1/2 MI FROM THE RWY. HOWEVER, HE REPORTED THAT IT QUICKLY LOST 500 FT, LANDED SHORT OF THE RWY & WAS DAMAGED. THE ACFT CAME TO REST IN A CORN FIELD BESIDE THE RWY.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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