NTSB Identification: NYC85LA071.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27846.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 21, 1985 in BEAVER FALLS, PA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N2317N
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 INSTRUCTOR (CFI) & STUDENT PLT WERE PRACTICING TOUCH-&-GO LANDINGS. DURING AN APCH, THE STUDENT ALLOWED THE AIRSPEED TO GET SLOW. AFTER CORRECTING THE SITUATION, HE ALLOWED THE SPEED TO GET SLOW AGAIN & FLARED HIGH. THE ACFT BEGAN TO DROP & A GO-AROUND WAS INITIATED, BUT TOO LATE TO AVOID HITTING THE RWY. THE ACFT THEN SKIDDED TO THE RIGHT & HIT A SNOWBANK.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED

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

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



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