Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2000 Issue

March 25, Butler, Mo. / Cessna 152

At 12:00 CST, a Cessna 152 nosed over during a forced landing in a field southeast of Butler. The CFI and student pilot on board were not injured. The CFI reported that he inadvertently pulled the mixture control back instead of the throttle when practicing a simulated loss of engine power. The airplane struck a hole in the ground and nosed over during the subsequent forced landing....

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