NTSB Identification: DEN86FA060.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32103.
Accident occurred Friday, January 10, 1986 in SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757ZE
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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.

AN INSTRUCTOR WITH HIS STUDENT PLT WERE RETURNING FROM A CROSS-COUNTRY TRAINING FLT. THREE ATTEMPTS WERE MADE TO COMPLETE AN ILS APPROACH IN HEAVY FOG TO THE ARPT. WITH EACH APPROACH THE INSTRUCTOR PARTIALLY LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT AND THEN RECOVERED BUT ON THE THIRD APPROACH THE ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND BEFORE RECOVERY COULD BE EFFECTED. THE INSTRUCTOR COMPLAINED OF EXPERIENCING VERTIGO DURING THE LANDING APPROACHES.

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

AIRSPEED..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

IFR PROCEDURE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

SPATIAL DISORIENTATION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG

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