NTSB Identification: MIA85FA233A.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29132.
Accident occurred Monday, August 12, 1985 in KISSIMMEE, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA C-150, registration: N704MH
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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.

PLT WAS PERFORMING A SIDESLIP DURING THE FINAL APPROACH AND FAILED TO SEE THE AIRCRAFT AHEAD IN TIME TO AVERT THE COLLISION. THE SUN WAS LOW ON THE HORIZON AND WITHIN 10 DEGREES OF THE ACFT HEADING. ACFT LANDED SAFELY ON RWY.

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

VISUAL SEPARATION..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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

VISUAL SEPARATION..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..SUNGLARE


Contributing Factors

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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