NTSB Identification: MIA84FA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25120.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 10, 1984 in JACKSONVILLE, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38, registration: N25237
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE SOLO STUDENT PLT WAS MAKING A LOCAL PRACTICE FLT. WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACFT BANK SHARPLY TO THE LEFT IMMEDIATELY AFTER LIFT OFF & MAINTAIN A NOSE HIGH ATTITUDE. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND ON THE AIRPORT SEPARATING THE LEFT WING PRIOR TO COMING TO REST. POST CRASH INSPECTION OF THE ACFT DID NOT DISCLOSE ANY MALFUNCTIONS.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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