NTSB Identification: CHI88LA028.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36781.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 19, 1987 in BELLE PLAINE, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCAA, registration: N2716Z
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.

AFTER THE ACFT WAS IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN, THE INSTRUCTOR (CFI) INITIATED A SIMULATED FORCED LANDING. JUST BEFORE TOUCHDOWN ON FINAL APCH, THE STUDENT (A RATED PVT PLT) ALLOWED THE ACFT TO DRIFT TO THE RIGHT. THE CFI ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND, BUT WAS DELAYED IN REGAINING CONTROL OF THE ACFT. HE SAID THE STUDENT WAS FIGHTING HIS CONTROL INPUTS, ALTHOUGH HE (THE CFI) HAD PROVIDED INSTRUCTIONS TO 'GET OFF THE CONTROLS.' WHEN THE CFI BANKED THE ACFT TO THE RIGHT TO AVOID A RWY MARKER, THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED THE GROUND & THE ACFT PIVOTED TO THE RIGHT & WAS DAMAGED. THE STUDENT SAID HE DID NOT HEAR THE INSTRUCTION TO RELEASE CONTROLS.

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

CREW/GROUP COORDINATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

INSTRUCTIONS,WRITTEN/VERBAL..NOT UNDERSTOOD..DUAL STUDENT

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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