NTSB Identification: ATL86LA056.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30578.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 15, 1986 in CONWAY, SC
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6235Q
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING NIGHT FLIGHT INSTRUCTION FOR TAKEOFF AND LANDING PRACTICE, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH TREES OFF THE APPROACH END OF THE RUNWAY AND IMPACTED THE GROUND 800 FEET SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. THE RUNWAY HAD BEEN RECENTLY EXTENDED AND THE TREES OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY HAD BEEN SCHEDULED TO BE CLEARED PRIOR TO COMPLETING THE EXTENSION PROJECT. THE TREES WERE CLEARED THE DAY AFTER THIS ACCIDENT.

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

FACILITY,INADEQUATE DESIGN(STANDARD/REQUIREMENT)..FAA(OTHER/ORGANIZATION)


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


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