NTSB Identification: ATL83LA157.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21116.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 17, 1983 in ST. MARYS, GA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: CGBOA
Injuries: 4 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 CANADIAN PRIVATE PILOT (PLT) & HIS CANADIAN INSTRUCTOR (CFI) WERE ON A TRAINING FLT, PRACTICING A SOFT FIELD, TOUCH-AND-GO LANDING. (THE PLT WAS IN TRAINING FOR A COMMERCIAL CERTIFICATE.) WHILE LANDING IN A X-WIND, THE PLT ALLOWEDTHE ACFT TO CONTACT THE RWY 3 TIMES, WITH THE LAST TOUCHDOWN BEING HARDER THAN INTENDED. THE PLT SAW TREES AT THE END OF THE RWY & ELECTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF PORTION OF THE TOUCH-AND-GO. HE APPLIED BRAKES, AND WHEN THE CFI REALIZED THE SITUATION, THERE WAS INSUFFICIENT RWY REMAINING TO TAKEOFF OR TO STOP WITHOUT OVERRUNNING. THE ACFT CONTINUED OFF THE RWY & HIT A DITCH.

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

ABORT..DELAYED..DUAL STUDENT

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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