NTSB Identification: FTW91LA135.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43318.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 31, 1991 in MESQUITE, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1993
Aircraft: BEECH BE-19, registration: N1927L
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.
DURING A FOURTH PRACTICE APPROACH, THE STUDENT PILOT FAILED TO ALIGN THE AIRPLANE WITH THE CENTER LINE AND FLARED TOO HIGH. THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT ATTEMPTED TO TAKE CONTROL; HOWEVER, HE WAITED TOO LATE TO DO SO. THE AIRPLANE IMPACTED HARD AND WENT OUT OF CONTROL RUNNING OFF THE RUNWAY INTO A CULTIVATED FIELD. THE MAIN AND NOSE LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED IN THE SOFT EARTH.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR'S INADEQUATE SUPERVISION OF THE STUDENT. FACTORS WERE THE DUAL STUDENT'S MISJUDGEMENT OF ALTITUDE AND PREMATURE FLARE OF THE AIRPLANE.
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