NTSB Identification: SEA82DA030
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, February 25, 1982 in JEROME, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/25/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N3561G
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE STUDENT WAS PRACTICING NIGHT LANDINGS UNDER SUPERVISION OF AN INSTRUCTOR. THERE WAS A 40 DEGREE LEFT CROSS- WIND PREVAILING AT 16 KNOTS. WHILE LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED AND DRIFTED RIGHT. THE INSTRUCTOR THOUGHT THERE WAS PLENTY OF ROOM, SO HE DID NOT ASSUME CONTROL OF THE PLANE. HOWEVER, DURING THE NEXT TOUCHDOWN, THE PLANE STRUCK A SNOWBANK. THE SNOWBANK WAS PARALLEL TO THE RUNWAY AND WAS LOCATED ABOUT 20 FT INSIDE OF THE RUNWAY LIGHTS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

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

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND



Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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