This May 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.
Aircraft: Piper Comanche. Injuries: None. Location: Carrollton, Ga. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: The pilot had just purchased a share in the low-wing airplane and was receiving a checkout from a CFI for insurance purposes. The pilot was attempting to land the Piper with a simulated engine failure, but he misjudged [Read more...]