NTSB Identification: MIA83LA052
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, December 18, 1982 in NEW PORT RICHEY, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/18/1983
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC, registration: N88214
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.

ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTOR (CFI), THE TAIL WHEEL EQUIPPED AIRCRAFT VEERED LEFT AND HEADED TOWARD TREES AFTER THE TAIL ROSE, BUT WHILE THE MAIN WHEELS WERE STILL ON THE GROUND. HE ATTEMPTED TO RECOVER WITH RIGHT RUDDER AND BRAKES. FEARING A GROUND LOOP, THE CFI INITIATED AN ABORT, BUT THE LEFT WING STRUCK TREES AND SWUNG THE AIRCRAFT INTO BUSHES.

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..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

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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