NTSB Identification: LAX88LA191.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36338.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 19, 1988 in BULLHEAD CITY, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: BEECH G-35, registration: N4472D
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACCORDING TO THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR, DURING THE FLARE, A GUST OF WIND PUSHED THE ACFT OFF OF CENTERLINE. THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR ON BOARD CALLED FOR THE STUDENT PLT AT THE CONTROLS TO ADD POWER, HOWEVER, THE STUDENT ADDED PARTIAL POWER AND RETRACTED THE LANDING GEAR. THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR CALLED FOR FULL POWER, HOWEVER, THE STUDENT PROCEEDED TO REDUCE POWER. THE ACFT SETTLED ONTO THE RWY.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..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)

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

GEAR RETRACTION..PREMATURE..DUAL STUDENT



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..DUAL STUDENT

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