NTSB Identification: MKC86LA171.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33472.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 05, 1986 in IOWA CITY, IA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-150, registration: N1130P
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.

THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR STATED THAT HE HAD PLANNED TO CONDUCT AN ENGINE-OUT DRILL AFTER TAKEOFF BY REDUCING POWER TO THE STARBOARD ENGINE. DURING THE ENGINE-OUT DRILL THE STUDENT REDUCED POWER TO THE OPERATING ENGINE AND THE AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD BACK ON THE RUNWAY BEFORE THE CFI COULD TAKE REMEDIAL ACTION.

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..DUAL STUDENT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT FOLLOWED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,ENGINE OUT CAPABILITY..DETERIORATED


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN KIND OF AIRCRAFT..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..DUAL STUDENT



Contributing Factors

INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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