NTSB Identification: ATL87LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33181.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 21, 1987 in HIXSON, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N6767W
Injuries: 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.

DURING LDG ROLL ON SOLO INSTRUCTIONAL FLT, STU PLT STATED THAT HE APPLIED HAND BRAKES AND ACFT SWERVED TO THE LEFT. SKID MARKS FOUND AT THE SITE LED FROM NEAR THE RWY CENTERLINE TO A PARKED C-172 STRUCK DURING THE SEQUENCE. SUBSEQUENT INSPECTION OF THE BRAKE SYSTEM FAILED TO DISCLOSE EVIDENCE OF BRAKE MALFUNCTION.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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