NTSB Identification: ATL88LA170.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37598.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 10, 1988 in ELIZABETHTON, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/25/1989
Aircraft: BELLANCA 8GCBC, registration: N8641V
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 FLT WAS BEING ACCOMPLISHED TO REFAMILIARIZE THE COMMERCIAL PLT WITH THE AIRPLANE PRIOR TO COMPLETING THE REMAINDER OF THE TRAINING CURRICULUM. ONE TAKEOFF AND LDG HAD BEEN COMPLETED WITHOUT INCIDENT. DURING THE SECOND APPROACH TO LANDING, IT WAS RELATED THAT THE APCH WAS NORMAL WITH THE AIRSPEED SOMEWHAT ABOVE 1.3VS. THE STUDENT FLARED THE ACFT TO A THREE POINT ATTITUDE AND THE WHEELS EITHER TOUCHED DOWN OR BRUSHED THE RUNWAY. AT THIS POINT, THE RIGHT WING WAS PICKED UP AND COULD NOT BE CONTROLLED BY USE OF THE AILERONS. THE ACFT TURNED ABOUT 45 DEG TO THE RWY AND FULL POWER WAS APPLIED. THE WHEELS COLLIDED WITH A 4 1/2 TO 5 FT RISE IN THE GROUND AND TURNED BACK TOWARD THE RWY. THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE LEFT WING SPARS WERE BROKEN. NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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