NTSB Identification: MKC82FCQ13
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 20, 1982 in ROSE HILL, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/20/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5179B
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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.

THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ON A SOLO FLIGHT WHILE HE WAS IN A TRAINING PHASE TO PRACTICE FLIGHT MANEUVERS. DURING THE FLIGHT, THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED AND BURNED. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE PLANE DID NOT MOVE AFTER IMPACT AND BOTH WINGS WERE CRUSHED (ACCORDIONED) STRAIGHT BACK. CONTINUITY OF THE CONTROL CABLES WAS ESTABLISHED. THE ENGINE WAS BADLY DAMAGED BY THE IMPACT AND FIRE, BUT NO PREIMPACT MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE WAS EVIDENT. THE CRASH SITE AND THE TRAINING AREA WERE LOCATED NEAR THE HOME OF THE PILOT'S FATHER. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS ABOUT 4200 FT.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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