NTSB Identification: NYC93LA073.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 50490.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 07, 1993 in OLD BRIDGE, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/19/1993
Aircraft: BEECH B19, registration: N6986R
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE PILOT DEPARTED FROM AN AIRPORT, THAT WAS NOTAM CLOSED, FOR A LOCAL FLIGHT. THE PILOT'S FIRST ATTEMPT TO LAND AT THE DEPARTURE AIRPORT RESULTED IN A BOUNCED LANDING AND A GO AROUND. THE PILOT'S SECOND ATTEMPT TO LAND AT THE DEPARTURE AIRPORT ALSO RESULTED IN A BOUNCED LANDING, FOLLOWED BY A COLLAPSED NOSE GEAR. THE AIRPLANE SLID TO A STOP ON THE RUNWAY AND A POST CRASH FIRE ERUPTED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S IMPROPER FLARE AND IMPROPER RECOVERY FROM A BOUNCED LANDING, WHICH RESULTED IN OVERLOAD FAILURE OF THE NOSE GEAR.
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