NTSB Identification: CHI88LA106.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36104.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 03, 1988 in EDEN PRAIRIE, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN AT-6D, registration: N29935
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 ON AN AIRCRAFT FAMILIARIZATION FOR PURPOSE OF CHECK OUT, THE PILOT ENCOUNTERED A GUSTY CROSSWIND ON LANDING AND FAILED TO MAINTAIN AIRCRAFT CONTROL. THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT TOOK OVER THE CONTROLS, BUT WAS UNABLE TO REGAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, AND THE AIRCRAFT LEFT THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT ADDED POWER, BUT THE LEFT WING STRUCK A CONCRETE CULVERT, SWINGING THE AIRCRAFT AROUND TO THE LEFT. THE AIRCRAFT SKIDDED ACROSS THE EMBANKMENT, STRIKING THE PROPELLER ON THE GROUND, SHEARING THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR OFF, AND COLLAPSING THE LEFT MAIN GEAR.

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:

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




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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