NTSB Identification: MIA88LA098.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35828.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 31, 1988 in CLEARWATER, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA-5B, registration: N28571
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.

PLT STATED ACFT STALLED DURING LANDING FLARE RESULTING IN A HARD LANDING. AFTER THE HARD LANDING THE ACFT BOUNCED INTO THE AIR AND VEERED TO THE LEFT. BEFORE A GO-AROUND COULD BE COMPLETED THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A DIRT MOUND BETWEEN THE RUNWAY AND TAXIWAY CAUSING SEPARATION OF THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR AND FURTHER LOSS OF CONTROL. THE ACFT THEN COLLIDED WITH BUSHES AND A FENCE COMING TO REST. ARPT AUTHORITIES STATED THE DIRT MOUND STRUCK BY THE AIRCRAFT WAS THERE FOR CONSTRUCTION REASONS AND WAS APPROXIMATELY 70 FEET TO THE LEFT OF THE RUNWAY AND WAS 5 FEET HIGH.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..BUCKLED

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