NTSB Identification: DEN92LA019.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 45418.
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 24, 1991 in AURORA, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/08/1993
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7KCAB, registration: N53883
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.

WHILE THE CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR WAS GIVING A COMMERCIAL PILOT A TAIL WHEEL CHECKOUT, THE AIRCRAFT OVERSHOT FINAL DURING A TOUCH-AND-GO LANDING. THE STUDENT WAS SLIPPING THE AIRCRAFT BACK TO LINE UP WHEN THE TAIL WHEEL CONTACTED THE GROUND. CONTROL WAS LOST AND THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED OVER.

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

THE PILOT FAILED TO MAINTAIN CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT. A FACTOR WAS: IMPROPER SUPERVISION BY THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR.

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