NTSB Identification: CHI83LA231.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22103.
Accident occurred Friday, May 27, 1983 in STEUBENVILLE, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757TV
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.

THE STUDENT PLT & AN INSTRUCTOR (CFI) WERE PRACTICING TOUCH-AND-GO LANDINGS. ON ABOUT THE 5TH PATTERN, THE CFI MOVED THE MIXTURE CONTROL TO THE OFF POSITION TO SIMULATE AN ENGINE FAILURE. HE STATED THAT HE HAD BEEN TAUGHT TO DO THIS BY HIS INSTRUCTOR. WHEN THE CFI BECAME DISSATISFIED WITH THE STUDENT'S APCH, HE ASSUMED CONTROL OF THE ACFT & ATTEMPTED TO RESTART THE ENG. REPORTEDLY, THE ENG WOULD NOT START IMMEDIATELY & THE ACFT WAS LANDED ON THE SOD ADJACENT TO THE RWY. THE CFI STATED THAT DURING THE LANDING ROLL-OUT, HE TRIED TO STEER THE ACFT BETWEEN A DITCH & THE WIND SOCK POLE, BUT THE RIGHT WING STRUCK THE POLE.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..APPROACH LIGHT/NAVAID

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