NTSB Identification: DEN88LA041.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35284.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 26, 1987 in RIVERTON, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/27/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-125, registration: N211T
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE INSTRUCTOR PLT AND STUDENT WERE PRACTICING FORCED LANDINGS TO AN OPEN FIELD. THE INSTRUCTOR STATED THAT HE DESCENDED TO APPROX 50 TO 75 FT AGL OVER THE INTENDED LANDING AREA. HE INITIATED A GO AROUND, PULLED UP AND BANKED LEFT TO GO OVER POWERLINES. AT AN ALT OF APPROX 100 TO 150 FT THE ACFT STALLED AND THE INSTRUCTOR WAS UNABLE TO RECOVER BEFORE GROUND IMPACT.

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

PULL-UP..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

AIRSPEED(VSO)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

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

Index for Dec1987 | Index of months