NTSB Identification: ATL84LA121.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23538.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 15, 1984 in WARRENTON, VA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250, registration: N63857
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 SHUT DOWN ONE ENGINE DURING TAKEOFF FOR A SIMULATED EMERGENCY AND THE PLT TAKING INSTRUCTION APPLIED THE INCORRECT RUDDER ACTION DURING THE ABORTED TAKEOFF AND LEFT FULL POWER ON THE OPERATING RIGHT ENGINE. THE CFI WAS UNABLETO CORRECT THE RESULTING ACFT SWERVE TO THE LEFT INTO A DIRT EMBANKMENT.

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

RUDDER..IMPROPER USE OF..DUAL STUDENT

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

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


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)





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