NTSB Identification: SEA91LA259.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 45190.
Accident occurred Monday, September 30, 1991 in GRANITE FALLS, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1992
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA-1, registration: N6182L
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.

WHILE LANDING ON A GRASS STRIP, THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN AND BOUNCED. THE PILOT APPLIED POWER AND THE AIRPLANE SETTLED TO THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT FELT THAT THERE WAS SUFFICIENT ROOM TO STOP ON THE 1,500 FOOT STRIP AND APPLIED BRAKES, HOWEVER, THE AIRPLANE DID NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT ROOM TO STOP AND RAN OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY, THROUGH A BARBED WIRE FENCE AND INTO AN OPEN FIELD.

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

THE PILOT'S DECISION TO NOT PERFORM A GO-AROUND AND A MISJUDGED DISTANCE.

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