Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Piper PA-44-180 Seminole, Spartan Education LLC, N4148T: Accident occurred April 19, 2017 at Jones Riverside Airport (KRVS), Tulsa, Oklahoma

Aviation Accident Final Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf 

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA349
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Tulsa, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/22/2017
Aircraft: PIPER PA44, registration: N4148T
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 flight instructor of the multiengine airplane reported that, during a simulated single-engine landing, while the pilot receiving instruction was flying, the airplane veered to the left. He added that he took control of the airplane “immediately” and added right rudder to correct, but the airplane exited the runway, and the nose landing gear collapsed.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the nose landing gear structure.

The flight instructor reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
A review of recorded data from the automated weather observation station at the accident airport reported that, about the time of the accident, the wind was from 180° at 14 knots, gusting to 21 knots. The airplane landed on runway 19R.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:
The pilot receiving instruction’s failure to maintain directional control during landing in gusting wind conditions.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms

Spartan Education LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N4148T

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA349
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Tulsa, OK
Aircraft: PIPER PA44, registration: N4148T
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 flight instructor of the multi-engine airplane reported that, during a simulated single-engine landing, while the pilot-receiving-instruction was flying, during touchdown the airplane veered to the left. He added that he took control of the airplane "immediately" and added right rudder to correct, but the airplane exited the runway and the nose landing gear collapsed.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the nose landing gear structure.

The flight instructor reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

A review of recorded data from the automated weather observation station at the accident airport reported that, about the time of the accident, the wind was from 180° at 14 knots, gusting to 21 knots. The airplane landed on runway 19R.




TULSA -- Authorities are investigating what caused a plane slide off the runway at the Jones Riverside Airport Wednesday afternoon.

According to officials, two people were inside the plane when the incident took place.

The Spartan School of Aeronautics plane went off the runway during landing. The plane has since been removed and all runways are back open.

No one was injured.

Story and video: http://www.kjrh.com

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