NTSB Identification: MIA92LA168.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47576.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 29, 1992 in OAK HILL, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/14/1993
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N8410R
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT WAS DEMONSTRATING THE PROCEDURES FOR A FORCED LANDING. DURING THE DESCENT FOR THE SIMULATED FORCED LANDING, THE ACFT CLEARED 50-FOOT-TALL TREES BY 25 FEET, THEN DESCENDED UNTIL IMPACT WITH THE GROUND. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE RT WING SEPARATED AFTER CONTRACTING A TREE. THE PIC DID NOT STATE TO THE PAX WHAT ALTITUDE HE WOULD ABORT THE PROCEDURE. THE PAX STATED THAT THERE WAS NO ENG FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION.

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

FAILURE OF THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND TO LEVEL OFF DURING THE SIMULATED FORCED LANDING.

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