NTSB Identification: MIA06CA029.
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Accident occurred Monday, December 12, 2005 in Daytona Beach, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/28/2006
Aircraft: Piper PA-34-200, registration: N56825
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The student stated that during the practice single engine approach, the airplane's descent rate was greater then he anticipated and the airplane touched down early. He said that his flight instructor, sitting in the right seat, instructed him to execute a go-around, and during the go-around he only advanced the throttle for the right engine. The instructor said that the student touched down during the landing flare, but continued to flare causing the airplane to become airborne again. Prior to gaining control, the instructor said the student advanced the throttle for the right engine only, causing the left wingtip to strike the runway. The flight crew stated that prior to the accident there were no mechanical failures or malfunctions to the airplane or any of its systems.

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

The flight instructor's inadequate supervision, and the student pilot's improper go-around procedures, which resulted in the airplane's left wing striking the runway.

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