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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174888
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:12-FEB-2004
Time:17:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-200
Owner/operator:American School of Aviation, Inc.
Registration: N55073
C/n / msn: 34-7350169
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Hollister, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Reid-Hillview, CA (RHV)
Destination airport:Hollister, CA (307)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The airplane veered off the runway during landing and collided with a runway sign. The certified flight instructor (CFI) and student were practicing a simulated single engine approach. The student lost directional control of the airplane after touchdown. The CFI elected to do a go-around. Just after adding power for the go-around, the airplane veered off of the runway and the right flap assembly impacted a runway sign. No mechanical malfunctions or failures were reported.
Probable Cause: the student pilot's failure to maintain directional control and the instructor's inadequate supervision of the flight.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20040304X00266&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Mar-2015 14:34 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:43 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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