NTSB Identification: MKC87LA149.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34346.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 29, 1987 in BENTON, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N2355N
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.

WHILE PRACTICING SOFT FIELD TAKE OFFS, STUDENT PLT WITH CFI OVER ROTATED ACFT CAUSING PREMATURE FLT BEFORE ATTAINING VXSE AIRSPEED. CFI ATTEMPTED TO CORRECT THE SITUATION, BUT ACFT SETTLED IN UNCONTROLLED DESCENT BEYOND THE AIRPORT BOUNDARY. ACFT STRUCK THE TERRAIN AND WAS SUBSTANTALLY DAMAGED.

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

ROTATION..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED(VXSE)..NOT ATTAINED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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