NTSB Identification: ANC85LA150.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29782.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 07, 1985 in WASILLA, AK
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12D, registration: N29705
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 INITIATED A SIMULATED ENGINE FAILURE AT 250 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND WITH NO FORCED LANDING AREA IN SIGHT EXCEPT OF THE LAKE BEHIND THEM FROM WHICH THEY HAD JUST DEPARTED. THE STUDENT ATTEMPTED A 180 DEGREE TURN BACK TO THE LAKE AND THE INSTRUCTOR STATED THE AIRPLANE STALLED AND CRASHED INTO THE TREES. A POWER RECOVERY WAS ATTEMPTED BUT INSUFFICIENT ALTITUDE REMAINED

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

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

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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