NTSB Identification: BFO92LA059.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46370.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 12, 1992 in EASTON, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/11/1993
Aircraft: PIPER PA-12, registration: N98951
Injuries: 1 Minor.
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 STATED THAT DURING TOUCHDOWN THE AIRPLANE BOUNCED AND TURNED TO THE RIGHT. THE PILOT STATED HE INITIATED A 'GO-AROUND' TO AVOID HITTING OBSTACLES ON THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT SAID HE MANEUVERED THE AIRPLANE AROUND PARKED AIRPLANES, A BUILDING, FUEL PUMPS, HANGARS, AND A HOUSE, BEFORE IMPACTING TWO TREES. THE PILOT REPORTED THERE WAS NO AIRPLANE MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S INADEQUATE RECOVERY FROM A BOUNCED LANDING AND FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL.
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