NTSB Identification: FTW87LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31697.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 28, 1986 in POLLOCK, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N1325T
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 DUAL STUDENT WAS RECEIVING EMERGENCY LANDING TRAINING. POWER WAS REDUCED WHILE ON APPROACH WHICH RESULTED IN A LOSS OF AIRSPEED AND A HIGH SINK RATE. CORRECTIVE ACTION WAS INITIATED TOO LATE AND THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN A FEW FEET SHORT. THE LANDING GEAR CONTACTED AN ELEVATED LIP AT THE END OF THE HARD SURFACE OF THE RUNWAY AND THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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