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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151370
Last updated: 27 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150J
Owner/operator:Bamert Aviation LLC
Registration: N50757
C/n / msn: 15069531
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Goose Creek Airport - 28A, Indian Trail, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Monroe, NC (EQY)
Destination airport:Indian Trail, NC (28A)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The flight instructor reported that, while returning to his home base airport, the airplane had an electrical power failure, and, subsequently, the flaps would not fully extend. The airplane was high and fast on short final approach, and it touched down about 300 to 400 feet from the departure end of the runway. The flight instructor was unable to stop the airplane, and it overran the runway, went down an embankment, and collided with trees.
A postaccident examination of the airplane revealed no evidence of an electrical power failure. The battery was checked with a battery meter, and the battery held a charge. Control continuity was established for all of the flight controls. The flaps were operated with battery power only, and full up and down travel was achieved. An examination of the brakes revealed that they operated normally. No other anomalies were noted with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The flight instructor’s failure to maintain adequate glidepath and airspeed control during short final approach and the airplane’s improper touchdown point, which resulted in a runway overrun.



Revision history:

21-Dec-2012 14:40 Alpine Flight Added
21-Dec-2012 22:57 Geno Updated [Source]
29-Dec-2012 21:48 Geno Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
28-Nov-2017 14:02 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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