NTSB Identification: MIA87LA140.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33382.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 19, 1987 in ZELLWOOD, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N33592
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 PLT STATED THAT AFTER LANDING HE ALLOWED THE COPLT TO TAXI THE ACFT THOUGH HE FOLLOWED HIM THROUGH ON THE CONTROLS DUE TO HIS LACK OF EXPERIENCE ON TAILWHEEL ACFT. THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY AND BEFORE CONTROL COULD BE RE-ESTABLISHED BY THE PLT, TAXIED INTO A DITCH. HE FURTHER STATED THAT THIS ACCIDENT COULD HAVE BEEN PREVENTED HAD HE CONCENTRATED MORE.

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

RUDDER..IMPROPER USE OF..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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