NTSB Identification: FTW88LA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36246.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 25, 1987 in BROWNSVILLE, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30, registration: N7969Y
Injuries: 3 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 EXECUTING A SINGLE ENGINE ILS APPROACH TO A TOUCH AND GO LANDING, THE CFI PULLED THE MIXTURE CONTROL ON THE RIGHT ENGINE. UPON LANDING THE PILOT APPLIED FULL POWER TO BOTH ENGINES BUT THE RIGHT ENGINE DID NOT RESPOND. ABOUT 2 FT ABOVE THE RWY THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED TO THE RIGHT AND CONTACTED THE GROUND 100 FT RIGHT OF THE CENTERLINE COLLAPSING THE LEFT MAIN GEAR, NOSE GEAR, AND DAMAGING THE RIGHT WING.

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

MIXTURE..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

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




Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT




Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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