NTSB Identification: DEN85LA162.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29834.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 12, 1985 in DELTA, UT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180N, registration: N4760L
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 ACFT WAS FLOWN BY A STUDENT PLT AND HIS INSTRUCTOR ON A LOCAL TNG FLT. DURING LANDING THE SUTDENT PLT DID NOT FLAIR THE ACFT IN TIME, HIT HARD AND BOUNCED. THE INSTRUCTOR TOOK CONTROL, MADE A SOFT LANDING FOLLOWED BY THE MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSING. THE ACFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED, HOWEVER, THE OCCUPANTS WERE NOT INJURED.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD

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

LEVEL OFF..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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