On November 17, 1993, at 1310 hours Pacific standard time, a Piper PA38-112, N2346G, lost control and collided with a taxi sign while taking off from runway 30L at Chandler Airport, Fresno, California. The noncertificated student pilot was conducting his second supervised solo local visual flight rules instructional flight. The airplane, registered to and operated by Golden Eagle Enterprises, dba Mazzei Flying Services, sustained substantial damage. The student pilot was not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The student pilot reported in the Pilot/Operator Aircraft Accident Report, NTSB Form 6120.1/2, that during the takeoff roll the airplane began to swerve to the left. He applied right rudder and brake, but was unable to maintain directional control.