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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145540
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P06T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tecnam P2006T
Owner/operator:Skymates Inc
Registration: N727TA
MSN: 048
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cleburne Regional Airport - CPT/KCPT, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Arlington, TX (KGKY)
Destination airport:Arlington, TX (KGKY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
While practicing a simulated single engine landing during an instructional flight in a twin-engine airplane, the pilot receiving instruction approached the runway at a high rate of descent. The pilot initiated the landing flare too high and allowed the airspeed to decay. The flight instructor told the pilot to perform a go-around. However, during the go-around procedure, the pilot raised the gear, inadvertently retracted the flaps fully, and then commanded a 15- to 20-degree left bank, resulting in an aerodynamic stall. The instructor took control of the airplane and leveled the wings, but the airplane touched down hard and departed the left side of the runway. The fuselage and left wing sustained substantial damage during the runway excursion.
Probable Cause: The pilot's inadvertent selection of flap 0 degrees during the go-around and the flight instructor’s inadequate supervision, which resulted in an aerodynamic stall at low altitude.


FAA register: (photo)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

10-May-2012 01:17 gerard57 Added
10-May-2012 11:35 vvvww Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Nature, Destination airport, Source]
10-May-2012 11:36 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
10-May-2012 14:35 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-May-2012 07:58 Geno Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:41 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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