NTSB Identification: DEN87LA214.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34306.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 08, 1987 in GREELEY, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N8433D
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.

N8433D WAS BEING FLOWN BY THE PLT/OWNER WITH AN INSTRUCTOR ABOARD FOR THE PURPOSE OF UP-DATING THE OWNER'S FLYING PROFICIENCY. SEVERAL SUCCESSFUL LANDINGS WERE MADE, THEN A WHEEL LANDING WAS INITIATED. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT SWERVED TO THE LEFT, DEPARTED THE RWY & SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..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 OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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