NTSB Identification: LAX94LA088.
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Accident occurred Friday, December 31, 1993 in RIVERSIDE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/1994
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA1B-TR2, registration: N1413R
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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THE PILOT STATED THE AIRPLANE BOUNCED ON TOUCHDOWN AND HE ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND. A GROUND WITNESS REPORTED THE AIRPLANE'S ATTITUDE WAS ABOUT 30 DEGREES NOSE UP DURING THE GO-AROUND. REPORTEDLY, THE AIRPLANE BEGAN TO DRIFT TO THE LEFT IN GROUND EFFECT, AND SUBSEQUENTLY, IT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE. A POST-CRASH EXAMINATION REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF ANY PREEXISTING MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS OR FAILURES.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT'S IMPROPER RECOVERY FROM A BOUNCED LANDING. A FACTOR RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WAS: THE PILOT'S IMPROPER FLARE FOR LANDING.

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