NTSB Identification: NYC90LA190.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43174.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 12, 1990 in BURLINGTON, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/08/1992
Aircraft: BEECH BE-23, registration: N24698
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.
RETURNING FROM A PRACTICE SESSION, THE CFI DECLARED A SIMULATED ENGINE OUT PROCEDURE. AS THE AIRPLANE ENTERED A CLOSE LEFT BASE, SEVERE SINK RATE WAS ENCOUNTERED. THE CFI WAS UNABLE TO RECOVER FROM THE SINK RATE AND THE AIRPLANE HIT SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE THEN SLID ONTO THE RUNWAY TURNING TO THE RIGHT AND LOSING THE RIGHT WING AND NOSE GEAR.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE CFI FAILED TO MAINTAIN A SAFE SINK RATE RESULTING IN AN UNDERSHOOT OF THE RUNWAY.
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