Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2008 Issue

April 26, 2008, Tetlin, Alaska, Bellanca 7GCBC

At about 1030 Alaska time, the airplane sustained substantial damage during an aborted landing. Neither the certificated flight instructor (CFI) nor the student pilot were injured. Visual conditions prevailed. According to the CFI, during the accident landing, the student allowed the airplane to bounce slightly and, as the main wheels touched down again, the airplane veered to the left. The CFI took control of the airplane in an attempt to realign it, but it continued to veer to the left.

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