Preliminary Accident Reports

May 2006 Issue

March 16, 2006, Sanford, Fla. / Cessna 152

The airplane sustained a loss of engine power after takeoff and impacted trees at about 1325 Eastern time during an instructional flight. Visual conditions prevailed; the Flight Instructor and the Student pilot were not injured. The airplane incurred substantial damage. A law enforcement officer responding to the accident scene reported that one of the pilots said the airplane engine lost power at about 300 feet after a routine touch and go landing. The pilots attempted to land on a road and impacted into trees, separating the left wing before crashing into a structure....

To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Aviation Safety

The monthly journal of risk management and accident prevention, is packed with useful, timely information on basic and advanced technique, accident analysis and, most important, practical articles on how you can develop the judgment that will keep you in the air and out of the NTSB's files.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.