NTSB Identification: MIA84FA039.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23210.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 03, 1983 in BOCA RATON, FL
Aircraft: PAUL S. KERR CONDOR III 400, registration: N39584
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE INSTRUCTOR PLT (CFI) & STUDENT WERE PRACTICING APCHS IN A 2-PLACE/REGISTERED ULTRALIGHT WITH SINGLE CONTROLS. JUST PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN, THE CFI TOLD THE STUDENT TO GO AROUND. AFTER INITIATING A CLIMB, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE. THE STUDENT OVERCONTROLLE, WHILE CORRECTING, & STALLED THE ACFT. THE CFI ASSUMED CONTROL, BUT COULD NOT GET THE STUDENT TO REMOVE HIS FEET FROM THE RUDDER PEDALS. THE ACFT DRIFTED TOWARD A TREE & ENCOUNTERED MORE TURBULENCE, THEN THE LEFT WING HIT THE TREE & THE ACFT CRASHED.

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:

STALL..INADVERTENT..DUAL STUDENT

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

RELINQUISHING OF CONTROL..DELAYED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE


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