NTSB Identification: FTW85LA182.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27373.
Accident occurred Monday, February 25, 1985 in PEARLAND, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-112, registration: N9769T
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.

CFI PUT DOWN TWO NOTCHES OF FLAPS WHICH IS FULL DOWN ON THE PA-38. CFI STATED HE HAD FLOWN A PA-28-161 THAT MORNING AND THAT TWO NOTCHES OF FLAPS ON THAT ACFT WERE USED FOR SHORT FIELD TAKEOFFS. THE ACFT ENTERED A STALL-MUSH AFTER TAKEOFF AND CONTROL WAS LOST DURING THE FORCED LANDING.

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

LOWERING OF FLAPS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

HABIT INTERFERENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,CLIMB CAPABILITY..EXCEEDED

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