On April 6, 1994, about 1800 eastern daylight time, N2477E, a Piper PA-38 crashed into trees on landing at Tallahassee Commercial Airport, Tallahassee, Florida, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 instructional flight. The airplane is registered to and operated by D-Bar-D Aviation Inc. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The airplane was substantially damaged and the student pilot reported no injuries. The flight originated from Albany, Georgia, about 1559 the same day. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The student pilot stated that as he flared for landing he encountered a gust of wind from the left and he added power for a go-around. The airplane then landed and exited the runway to the left and then struck trees. The purpose of the flight was a solo cross-country instructional flight.