NTSB Identification: FTW83LA214.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22048.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 01, 1983 in KRUM, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N2495K
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND DURING A SIMULATED FORCED LANDING AND GO-AROUND. THE ACFT'S LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR WASSHEARED AND THE LEFT WING DRAGGED DURING GROUND CONTACT. THE CFI HAD GIVEN THE STUDENT A SIMULATED FORCED LANDING DURING THE APPROACH AND SINCE THE STUDENT WAS NOT MAKING THE INTENDED LANDING AREA A GO-AROUND WAS INITIATED. AS THE ACFT WAS CLIMBING THROUGH 1100 FT POWER WAS AGAIN CUT OFF FOR A LANDING. THE STUDENT DID NOT REACT PROMPTLY AND ACFT ENTERED AN EXCESSIVE RATE OF DESCENT WHICH WAS NOT CORRECTED BEFORE CONTACT EVEN THOUGH THE CFI HAD ORDERED A 2ND GO-AROUND.

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

LACK OF RECENT TOTAL EXPERIENCE..DUAL STUDENT

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..EXCEEDED..DUAL STUDENT

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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