NTSB Identification: NYC84LA030.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22185.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 17, 1983 in PITTSTOWN, NJ
Aircraft: BEECH B23, registration: N18937
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.

DURING FIRST LANDING THE FLT ENCOUNTERED WINDSHEAR. THE STUDENT DID NOT MAKE PROPER CORRECTION SO THE CFI TOOK CONTROL &LANDED THE ACFT. PRIOR TO PERFORMING ANOTHER TAKEOFF & LANDING, THE PROBLEM OF WINDSHEAR & WHAT PROPER ACTION TO TAKE WAS DISCUSSED. DURING THE NEXT LANDING WINDSHEAR WAS AGAIN ENCOUNTERED. THE STUDENT PULLED THE NOSE UP INTO A STALL CONFIGURATION, & AS THE SINK RATE INCREASED THE CFI GRABBED THE CONTROLS, ADDED 3/4 POWER & LOWERED THE NOSE. HOWEVER, THE ACFT LANDED HARD COLLAPSING THE NOSE & RIGHT LANDING GEAR. WIND WAS GUSTING 35 KTS.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..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

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR

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