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FAA INCIDENT DATA SYSTEM REPORT


General Information

Data Source:                   FAA INCIDENT DATA SYSTEM
   Report Number:                 20000713027459G
   Local Date:                    07/13/2000
   Local Time:                    16:50
   City:                          GRAND FORKS                        
   State:                         ND
   Airport Name:                  GRAND FORKS INTL                          
   Airport Id:                    GFK
   Event Type:                    INCIDENT - GENERAL AVIATION
   Mid Air Collision:             NOT A MIDAIR

Aircraft Information

Aircraft Damage:               MINOR
   Phase of Flight:               FINAL APPROACH
   Aircraft Make/Model:           PIPER PA-28-161                
   Airframe Hours:                1115
   Operator Code:                     
   Operator:                                                              
   Owner Name:                                                  

Narrative

(-23)ON 7-13-2000 AT 1650 CDT, A PA-18-161, N246ND OPERATED BY THE 
   UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA AND FLOWN BY ^PRIVACY DATA OMI^ UNDERSHOT 
   RUNWAY 35R AT GRAND FORKS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ND. THE FLIGHT 
   INSTRUCTOR AND STUDENT PILOT WERE PRACTICING TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS.  
   THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND TOUCHED DOWN SHORT OF THE RUNWAY, THE NOSE 
   GEAR WAS SEVERED ON IMPACT WITH THE RUNWAY END ABUTMENT RESULTING IN 
   DAMAGE TO THE PROPELLER BLADES.  THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST 
   APPROXIMATELY 600 FEET FROM THE END OF THE RUNWAY.  NO INJURIES WERE 
   REPORTED TO THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR OR STUDENT PILOT.

Detail

Primary Flight Type:           INSTRUCTION
   Secondary Flight Type:         TRAINING
   Type of Operation:             GENERAL OPERATING RULES
   Registration Number:           246ND
   Total Aboard:                  2
   Fatalities:
   Injuries:
   Landing Gear:                  
   Aircraft Weight Class:         UNDER 12501 LBS
   Engine Make:                         
   Engine Model:                               
   Engine Group:                        
   Number of Engines:             1
   Engine Type:                   

Environmental/Operations Information

Primary Flight Conditions:     VISUAL FLIGHT RULES
   Secondary Flight Conditions:   WEATHER NOT A FACTOR
   Wind Direction (deg):            
   Wind Speed (mph):                
   Visibility (mi):               
   Visibility Restrictions:       
   Light Condition:               DAY
   Flight Plan Filed:             UNKNOWN
   Approach Type:                 

Pilot-in-Command

Pilot Certificates:            COMMERCIAL PILOT FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
   Pilot Rating:                  AIRPLANE SINGLE, MULTI-ENGINE LAND
   Pilot Qualification:           QUALIFIED

   Flight Time (Hours)

   Total Hours:                   251
   Total in Make/Model:           224
   Total Last 90 Days:            60
   Total Last 90 Days Make/Model: