NTSB Identification: LAX85LA177.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27218.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 17, 1985 in BYRON, CA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N2369P
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 CFI & STUDENT PLT WERE PRACTICING TAKEOFFS & LANDINGS. DURING THE STUDENTS SECOND APCH, THE ACFT WAS TOO HIGH & FAST. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN MIDFIELD, LEFT OF THE RWY, & IN THE GRASS. THE CFI APPLIED PWR TO TAKEOFF, HOWEVER, THE ACFT STALLED AND THE LEFT WING TIP HIT THE GROUND & A FENCE POST. THE STUDENT PLT HAD A TOTAL OF 40 HRS DUAL & HAD NOT SOLOED.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..DUAL STUDENT

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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