NTSB Identification: ANC86FA080.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32312.
Accident occurred Monday, June 16, 1986 in SETTLERS BAY, AK
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA, registration: N11864
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE INSTRUCTOR (CFI) GAVE THE FRONT SEAT PLT A SIMULATED FORCED LNDG WHILE THE AIRPLANE WAS ALIGNED WITH RWY 20 & THE WIND. THE FRONT SEAT PLT ELECTED TO FLY A TRAFFIC PATTERN TO RWY 2. AS THE FRONT SEAT PLT MANEUVERED TO LINE UP WITH RWY 2, MUCH ALT WAS LOST & THE FINAL APCH WAS ABOUT 30 DEG OFF THE RWY HEADING. THE CFI APPLIED POWER FOR A GO- AROUND, BUT WAS TOO LATE TO AVOID HITTING TREE TOPS & THE GND NEAR THE RGT SIDE OF THE RWY. THE FRONT SEAT OCCUPANT WAS A RATED SINGLE-ENG PLT & WAS CONSIDERED THE PLT-IN-COMMAND ON THIS FLT.

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..OTHER CREWMEMBER

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED

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

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED


Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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