NTSB Identification: LAX84LA410.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25708.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 22, 1984 in SALIDA, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5531H
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.

FAILURE OF THE NUMBER 3 EXHAUST PUSH ROD CAUSED THE POWER LOSS. THE CFI TOOK CONTROL OF THE ACFT AND PERFORMED A FORCED LDG ON A PRIVATE AIRSTRIP. DUE TO A HIGHER THAN OPTIMUM APPROACH THE ACFT LANDED LONG, OVERRAN THE END OF THE RWY AND COLLIDED WIHT TREES.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,PUSH ROD..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)



Contributing Factors

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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