NTSB Identification: LAX86LA073.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30128.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 21, 1985 in SANTA PAULA, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N714GG
Injuries: 1 Serious,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 STUDENT PLT & HIS CFI SUCCESSFULLY PERFORMED 8 LANDINGS.ON FINAL APCH TO THE 9'TH LDG THE ACFT WAS LOW & THE CFI DELAYED IN DIRECTING HIS STUDENT TO INCREASE ENG PWR. THE STUDENT RESPONDED BUT THE ACFT DID NOT GAIN ALT SOON ENOUGH TO AVOID COLLIDING WITH A PWR POLE & WIRES 300 FT FROM THE RWY.
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:IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)
VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT
PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT FOLLOWED..DUAL STUDENT
REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)
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