NTSB Identification: NYC84LA125.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24389.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 01, 1984 in STOW, MA
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N1141V
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.

DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE ACFT BEGAN DRIFTING TO THE LEFT & THE STUDENT PLT OVERCONTROLLED WITH THE RUDDER. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT DEPARTED THE RWY, COLLIDED WITH A SNOWBANK & NOSED OVER. THE INSTRUCTOR (CFI) TOOK CONTROL OF THEACFT AS THE VEER WAS TAKING PLACE, BUT WAS UNABLE TO AVOID THE COLLISION & NOSED OVER.

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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..DUAL STUDENT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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