NTSB Identification: MKC83LA123.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23071.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 09, 1983 in SALEM, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N6732S
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 FLT INSTRUCTOR (CFI) INITIATED A SIMULATED FORCED LANDING AT ABOUT 500 FT AGL AS THE ACFT WAS CLIMBING DURING TAKEOFF AT NIGHT. THE STUDENT ELECTED TO TURN DOWNWIND FOR A LANDING ON THE DEPARTURE RWY. WHEN THE CFI DETERMINED THAT THE STUDENT WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO REACH THE RWY, HE INCREASED THE THROTTLE TO 1500 RPM & INSTRUCTED THE STUDENT TO PERFORM NORMAL FULL FLAP LANDING. REPORTEDLY, THE STUDENT BECAME ARGUMENTIVE ABOUT HIS JUDGEMENT & ABILITY CONCERNING THE SIMULATED FORCED LANDING. THE STUDENT OVERSHOT THE BASE TO FINAL TURN & THE CFI INSTRUCTED HIM TO GO AROUND. REPORTEDLY, THE STUDENT 'SHOVED' THE THROTTLE FULL OPEN & RAISED THE FLAPS, & AT THE SAME INSTANT, THE ENG STALLED & THE CFI TOOK THE CONTROLS. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT HIT THE GROUND IN A 3-POINT ATTITUDE, APRX 160 FT SHORT OF THE RWY, & THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..PREMATURE..DUAL STUDENT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT



Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..DUAL STUDENT

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