NTSB Identification: FTW83LA216.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22042.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 30, 1983 in ROSWELL, NM
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N82946
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 CFI STATED, THE ACFT WAS LINED UP ON THE CENTER LINE AT THE END OF RUNWAY 17. THE STUDENT PILOT APPLIED POWER AND THE ACFT VEERED TO THE LEFT, HE OVER-CORRECTED TO THE RIGHT. HE FURTHER STATED, 'I REDUCED THE POWER TO IDLE AS THE RIGHT LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED AND WE SLID TO A STOP.'

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:

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..DUAL STUDENT

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD

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