NTSB Identification: MIA88LA038.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35715.
Accident occurred Monday, November 16, 1987 in MELBOURNE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/24/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201, registration: N539FT
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.

DURING AN INSTRUCTIONAL FLT WHILE PRACTICING ACCURACY TOUCH-AND-GO LANDINGS, THE STUDENT PLT FLARED THE ACFT FOR LANDING AT LOW ALTITUDE, APRX 45-60 FEET FROM THE APCH END OF THE RWY. THE ACFT LANDED HARD SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. AS A RESULT THE LANDING GEAR SEPARATED FROM THE ACFT.

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

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

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