NTSB Identification: NYC84LA185.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25299.
Accident occurred Friday, May 25, 1984 in WILLIAMSPORT, PA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N25CK
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 AIRCRAFT WAS ENGAGED IN STUDENT FLIGHT TRAINING; THE STUDENT WAS PERFORMING TOUCH AND GO LANDING IN SHIFTING, GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS. A GUST HIT THE AIRCRAFT ON SHORT FINAL AND THE STUDENT WAS UNABLE TO RECOVER CONTROL BEFORE A HARD LANDING AND BOUNCE OCCURRED. THE LOW TIME INSTRUCTOR PILOT TOOK CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT TOO LATE TO PREVENT A SECOND HARD LANDING WHICH COLLAPSED THE NOSE GEAR.

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND



Contributing Factors

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

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