NTSB Identification: ATL82DA197
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 14, 1982 in SAVANNAH, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/14/1983
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA, registration: N53812
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE OWNER/PILOT STATED THAT HE WAS CHECKING OUT THE OTHER PILOT IN THE TAILWHEEL EQUIPPED AIRCRAFT. THE OWNER WAS A PRIVATE PILOT AND THE OTHER PILOT WAS REPORTEDLY A FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR (IP). DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE IP OVERCORRECTED WITH THE RUDDER AND THE PLANE GROUND LOOPED. THE LEFT LANDING GEAR AND LEFT WING WERE SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..IMPROPER..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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