NTSB Identification: NYC86LA229.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32950.
Accident occurred Monday, September 01, 1986 in NEW HAVEN, CT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N2447B
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.

DURING A SIMULATED ENGINE OUT ON TAKEOFF, THE STUDENT PLT LEVELED THE ACFT INSTEAD OF LOWERING THE NOSE TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED. THE CFI TOOK OVER CONTROL OF THE ACFT, HOWEVER, THE AIRSPEED WAS TOO SLOW TO ARREST THE RATE OF DESCENT. THE ACFT CONTACTED THE SURFACE HARD ON THE MAIN GEAR.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

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


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

ABORTED TAKEOFF..PERFORMED..DUAL STUDENT

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