NTSB Identification: SEA84LA018.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21955.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 05, 1983 in BANDON, OR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-125, registration: N885A
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 PLT & A FLT INSTRUCTOR (CFI) WERE ON A LOCAL FLT FOR A BIENNIAL FLT REVIEW. DURING A SIMULATED FORCED LANDING, THE ACFT WAS ALLOWED TO DEVELOP A HIGH RATE OF SINK. THE CFI STATED THAT THEY ENCOUNTERED A LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR NEAR THE RWY & TOUCHED DOWN HARD. THE NOSE & LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED DURING IMPACT & THE LEFT WING WAS DAMAGED. BOTH PLTS REPORTED THE WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTH AT 20, GUSTING 30 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..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

LANDING GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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