NTSB Identification: LAX91LA372.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 45761.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 24, 1991 in COLUMBIA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/05/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N7589S
Injuries: 4 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 OF THE AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED A BOUNCED LANDING ON HIS INITIAL LANDING ATTEMPT. HE EXECUTED A GO-AROUND AND LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT ON THE SECOND ATTEMPT. SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE FIREWALL WAS DISCOVERED AFTERWARDS. THE PILOT BELIEVES THE BOUNCED LANDING WAS THE RESULT OF CHANGING WIND CONDITIONS WHEN HE CROSSED THE THRESHOLD. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL DIFFICULTIES WITH THE AIRCRAFT PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

FLARE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WIND INFORMATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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