On July 19,1994, about 1430 eastern daylight time, N9354E, an Aeronca 11AC, registered to the student pilot, Victor Bertheldorf, crashed on landing attempt at Lutz, Florida, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 instructional flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The airplane was substantially damaged and the student and instructor reported no injuries. The local flight originated about 45 minutes earlier. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The student pilot stated he was on an instructional flight with his certified flight instructor (CFI). He was making a wheel landing to runway 36 with a slight cross wind from the east. On landing rollout the tail of the airplane started to move to the left. He applied rudder and power and felt the CFI get on the flight controls. The airplane ground looped before he or the CFI could correct the situation.