NTSB Identification: LAX06CA295.
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Accident occurred Monday, September 18, 2006 in Chandler, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/28/2006
Aircraft: Beech A36, registration: N9067E
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 airplane veered off the runway and impacted a parked and unoccupied airplane on the ramp. The student pilot overshot the final approach course turn and was undershooting the runway with an excessive airspeed, and did not fully flare during the application of corrective control inputs, which ultimately resulted in a bounced landing. After bouncing, the airplane veered off the right side of the runway. The flight instructor attempted to regain control of the airplane, but failed to verbally announce an exchange of aircraft control from the student. The student added power, but the instructor pulled the power to idle and attempted to establish aircraft control. The airplane impacted a parked, unoccupied airplane on the airport ramp and came to rest. The instructor reported that calm winds existed at the time of the accident and that there were no anomalies with the aircraft.

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

the student's failure to establish a stabilized approach, which resulted in a bounced landing and a loss of directional control. Also causal was the flight instructor's inadequate supervision of the flight, delayed remedial action, and failure to verbally announce the exchange of airplane control during the attempted recovery.

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