NTSB Identification: CHI83LA245.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21462.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 08, 1983 in WENTWORTH, WI
Aircraft: AERONCA 7ECA, registration: N2563F
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 THAT HE GAVE THE STUDENT A SIMULATED EMERGENCY LANDING. WHEN THE ACFT WAS ABOUT 10-20 FT ABOVE THE GROUND A GUST OF WIND CAUGHT THE ACFT. THE ACFT DROPPED SUDDENLY AND HIT THE GROUND. THE LANDING GEAR FOLDED AND THE FUSELAGE AND WING TIPS WERE DAMAGED.

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

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


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..SIMULATED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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