NTSB Identification: LAX85LA099.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27605.
Accident occurred Monday, January 07, 1985 in CHANDLER, AZ
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N84096
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 PIC REPORTED THE 2ND PLT WAS FLYING THE ACFT AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WHILE THEY WERE PRACTICING OFF ARPT LANDINGS. ON THE SECOND TAKEOFF, THE 2ND PLT EXECUTED A COURSE REVERSAL TURN TO LAND OPPOSITE THE DIRECTION OF TAKEOFF. THE INITIAL TURN WAS TO THE LEFT. AFTER COMLETING THE 90 DEG LEFT TURN AND WHILE IN THE 270 DEG RIGHT TURN THE ACFT RIGHT WING BANKED 90 DEGREES AND THE NOSE DROPPED 70 DEGREES. CONTROL INPUTS WOULD NOT ARREST THE ACFT ATTITUDE. PRIOR TO IMPACT THE PIC RETARDED THE THROTTLE TO IDLE. LIGHT VARIABLE SURFACE WINDS PREVAILED. THE PIC REPORTED A 30 DEG TEMP INVERSION AT ALTITUDE WAS EXPERIENCED.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR

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

INADEQUATE TRAINING..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT


Contributing Factors

STALL..INADVERTENT..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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