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Piper PA-34-220T, N6920B

Date of occurrence: 05 July 2011

Summary:
During a training flight, the aircraft landed heavily and the left propeller blades were damaged. Following a go around, three further landings were completed; during two of these the aircraft touched down in standing crop short of the runway. The instructor indicated that she may have placed too much confidence in the student’s ability and that she had not paid sufficient attention to indicated airspeed during the approaches.

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Report name:
Piper PA-34-220T, N6920B
Registration:
N6920B
Type:
Piper PA-34-220T
Location:
Shipdham Airfield, Norfolk
Date of occurrence:
05 July 2011
Category:
General Aviation - Fixed Wing
Summary:
During a training flight, the aircraft landed heavily and the left propeller blades were damaged. Following a go around, three further landings were completed; during two of these the aircraft touched down in standing crop short of the runway. The instructor indicated that she may have placed too much confidence in the student’s ability and that she had not paid sufficient attention to indicated airspeed during the approaches.
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