NTSB Identification: MIA89IA035.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37977.
Incident occurred Wednesday, November 16, 1988 in SANFORD, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1990
Aircraft: BOEING 707-355C, registration: N707MB
Injuries: 12 Uninjured.

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

THE NON-TYPE RATED FAA FLIGHT TEST ENGINEER EXECUTED A VISUAL APPROACH AND WAS OBSERVED TO BE ERRATIC AND FLYING AT V-REF WHEN HE CHOPPED THE POWER AT 50 FT AGL AND THE AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD. THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT THEN TOOK CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND EXECUTED A GO-AROUND. AFTER FLIGHT TO THE FINAL DESTINATION MINOR DAMAGE WAS FOUND ON POST FLIGHT INSPECTION.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

AIRSPEED(VFE)..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

MONITORING..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

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


Contributing Factors

INADEQUATE TRANSITION/UPGRADE TRAINING..FAA(OTHER/ORGANIZATION)

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