NTSB Identification: ATL83LA106.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20974.
Accident occurred Monday, February 14, 1983 in MARIETTA, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA TU206G, registration: N756MZ
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.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE TOOK OFF TO PRACTICE ENGINE OUT PROCEDURES & TOUCH-AND-GO LANDINGS. TWO SUCCESSFUL TOUCH- AND-GO LANDINGS WERE EXECUTED, THE 1ST WITH 20 DEG OF FLAPS & THE 2ND WITH 10 DEG OF FLAPS. A 3RD ENGINE-OUT LANDING WAS INITIATED, BUT WITH NO FLAPS EXTENDED. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE APPROACH WAS NORMAL WITH A PROJECTED TOUCHDOWN 'ON THE NUMBERS.' AT ONE POINT ON THE APPROACH, THE AIRSPEED WAS NOTED TO BE 70 KTS. THE PLT'S OPERATING HANDBOOK CALLED FOR A NORMAL APPROACH SPEED OF 75 TO 85 KTS IN THE FLAPS UP CONFIGURATION. DURING THE FLARE, THE PLT FELT THE TAIL SLAM DOWN. HE TOOK OFF AGAIN, BUT NOTICED THAT THE CLIMB PERFORMANCE WAS SLUGGISH. A NORMAL LANDING WAS MADE. DURING A POST FLT CHECK, HE NOTICED THAT THE FUSELAGE WAS WRINKLED & THE HORIZONTAL STABILIZER WAS BENT.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TOUCH-AND-GO..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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