NTSB Identification: FTW85LA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26657.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 24, 1984 in NEWCASTLE, OK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N2478B
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.

ON SIMULATED EMERG LANDING, INSTRUCTOR EVALUATED APPROACH AS UNSALVAGABLE & AT 1700 FT AGL TOLD STUDENT TO EXECUTE GO-AROUND. STUDENT HAD ALLOWED AIRSPEED TO DECAY IN AN EFFORT TO STRETCH GLIDE. STUDENT RAISED FLAPS & DID NOT ADD PWR. AS ACFT SETTLED, INSTRUCTOR ADDED PWR AND REDEPLOYED FLAPS. INSTRUCTOR STATED HIS ATTEMPTS TO LOWER ACFT NOSE TO GAIN AIRSPEED WERE THWARTED BY STUDENTS FAILURE TO RELINQUISH CONTROL AND CONTINUED APPLICATION OF NOSE UP INPUT. INSTRUCTOR GAINED CONTROL TOO LATE TO AVOID STALL/MUSH INTO SOD FIELD.

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

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

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)



Contributing Factors

RAISING OF FLAPS..IMPROPER USE OF..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..NOT PERFORMED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

RELINQUISHING OF CONTROL..NOT UNDERSTOOD..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

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

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