NTSB Identification: CHI88LA172.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36704.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 23, 1988 in GREENFIELD, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1989
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N83430
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.

DURING A DUAL INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT FOR PURPOSE OF PRACTICING LANDINGS IN A CONVENTIONAL GEAR AIRCRAFT, THE STUDENT PILOT ABRUPTLY NOSED THE AIRCRAFT TOWARD THE TURF RUNWAY. THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT DID NOT TAKE REMEDIAL ACTION AND THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE GROUND, COLLAPSING THE MAIN GEAR AND SKIDDING TO A HALT, NOSE DOWN, ON THE RUNWAY.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..ABRUPT..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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..DUAL STUDENT

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