NTSB Identification: CHI84LA247.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24701.
Accident occurred Monday, June 18, 1984 in LITTLE FALLS, MN
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N751AA
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.

PREVIOUSLY, THE ACFT HAD BEEN LANDED IN A 1000 FT FLD WHEN THE ENG QUIT DURING A SIMULATED EMERGENCY WHILE ON A DUAL INSTRUCTIONAL FLT. THE INSTRUCTOR PLT DECIDED TO LEAVE THE STUDENT THERE & FLY THE ACFT BACK TO THE ARPT. HE WALKED DOWN THE FIELD & MADE AN 'X' IN THE DAMP 6 INCH TALL GRASS WHERE HE WOULD ABORT THE TAKEOFF, IF NECESSARY. HE INITIATED A TAKEOFF, BUT WAS NOT AIRBORNE BY THE TIME HE REACHED THE 'X', SO HE ABORTED. WHEN THE ACFT GOT CLOSE TO A FENCE AT THE END OF THE FIELD, THE PLT REALIZED HE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO STOP IN TIME, SO HE TURNED LEFT INTO AN AREA OF 12 INCH GRASS. AT THAT TIME, THE ACFT BEGAN SLIDING. THE RIGHT GEAR HIT A FURROW & THE RIGHT WING HIT THE GROUND, THEN THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

Index for Jun1984 | Index of months