NTSB Identification: LAX84LA480.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26395.
Accident occurred Friday, September 14, 1984 in HOLLISTER, CA
Aircraft: Focke-Wulf 44J STIEGLITZ, registration: N638
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 TWO COMMERCIAL RATED PILOTS WERE FLYING TOGETHER FOR THE PURPOSE OF GAINING PROFICIENCY SO THAT ONE OF THE PLT'S COULD PASS HIS BFR. THE ONE PLT WHO WAS NOT CURRENT PERFORMED TREE TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS FROM THE FRONT SEAT. THE PLTS THEN SWITCHED SEATS AND THREE MORE TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS WERE PERFORMED. ON THE LAST LANDING THE REAR SEAT PLT APPLIED THE BRAKES EXCESSIVELY AND THE ACFT GND LOOPED. THE ACFT IS EQUIPPED WITH DUAL FLT CONTROLS BUT ONLY ONE SET OF BRAKES, LOCATED IN THE REAR SEAT POSITION.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..EXCESSIVE..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT


Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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