NTSB Identification: NYC84LA132.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24390.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 03, 1984 in JEANETTE, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N3BQ
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.

ONE OF THE AIRCREW MEMBERS WAS BUYING THE ACFT & WAS RECEIVING DUAL INSTRUCTION BEFORE FLYING SOLO. AFTER SEVERAL LANDINGS, HE FLARED FOR A 3-POINT LANDING. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE ACFT BEGAN DRIFTING LEFT & THE STUDENT CORRECTEDBACK TO THE RIGHT. THE INSTRUCTOR (CFI) REPORTED THAT THE ACFT THEN CROSSED TO THE RIGHT OF THE CENTERLINE & THE STUDENT AGAIN CORRECTED & APPLIED BRAKES. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT NOSED OVER & CAME TO REST IN THE CENTER OF THE RWY.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..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:

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


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT

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