Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2011 Issue

October 12, 2011, Cornelius, Ore., Cessna 172P Skyhawk

During the training flight, the CFI initiated a simulated engine power failure. The student pilot trimmed the airplane for 65 knots and maneuvered to a nearby grass runway. During the landing roll, the airplane hit a “hole or obstacle” and the airplane bounced. The CFI applied power and aborted the landing.

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