NTSB Identification: DEN85LA165.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27686.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 13, 1985 in CLEARFIELD, UT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250, registration: N7259P
Injuries: 3 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 PLT/OWNER WAS RECEIVING A CAP CHECK RIDE WITH AN INSTRUCTOR PLT & A PASSENGER ABOARD THE ACFT. THE PLT REPORTED THAT DURING A SIMULATED ENG OUT EXCERCISE, THE ACFT GOT WITHIN 200 FT OF THE GROUND WHEN THE INSTURCTOR 'GAVE ME ENGINE POWER BACK.' THE ACFT CONTINUED TO DESCEND & SUBSEQUENTLY HIT THE GROUND. THE PLT STATED THAT THE ENG APPEARED TO NEVER REGAIN POWER. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..CHECK PILOT

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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