NTSB Identification: NYC88LA171.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38215.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 18, 1988 in STEEP FALLS, ME
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: Ercoupe (Eng & Research Corp.) 415C, registration: N94037
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 ERCOUPE 415C TOOK OFF TO PRACTICE TOUCH AND GO'S WITH A STUDENT PILOT IN THE LEFT SEAT AND ON THE CONTROLS. IN THE RIGHT SEAT WAS A PRIVATE PILOT WHO WAS LISTED AS A PILOT RATED PASSENGER. BOTH OCCUPANTS WERE CO-OWNERS OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE STUDENT PILOT FLARED HIGH AND MADE A HARD LANDING ON THE RUNWAY.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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