NTSB Identification: LAX83FA382B.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25553.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 11, 1983 in TEMECULA, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N46757
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
A STINSON 108-3, N12HK, PILOTED BY A PRIVATE PLT, & A CESSNA 152, N46757, PILOTED BY A STUDENT PLT, COLLIDED WHILE BOTH ACFT WERE RUISING AT 5500 FT MSL. THE PRIVATE PLT (OF N12HK) REPORTED HE WAS ON A MAGNETIC HEADING 130 DEG & WAS INDICATING 92 MPH (ABOUT 80 KTS). THE STUDENT PLT (N46757), STATED HE WAS TRACKING A VOR RADIAL, HEADING ABOUT 150 DEG, & WAS INDICATING 95 KTS. NEITHER PLT SAW THE OTHER ACFT BEFORE IMPACT. DURING THE COLLISION, THE PROPELLER OF THE CESSNA 152 STRUCK THE LEFT MAIN GEAR & LOWER FUSELAGE SKIN OF THE STINSON 108-3. THE STINSON PLT CONTINUED ON TO RAMONA, CA & LANDED WITH SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THE ENG OF THE CESSNA QUIT RUNNING, BUT THE PROPELLER CONTINUED TO WINDMILL. THE STUDENT CLOSED THE MIXTURE SO THAT THE ENG WOULD NOT RESTART & MADE A SUCCESSFUL FORCED LANDING AT THE RANCHO ARPT AT TEMECULA, CA. THE CESSNA SUSTAINED MAINOR DAMAGE TO THE PROPELLER, SPINNER, ENG COWLING & LEADING EDGE OF THE RIGHT WING.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT
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