NTSB Identification: LAX88LA109.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36550.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 13, 1988 in REDDING, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 185E, registration: CFCTO
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 CANADIAN PLT ATTEMPTED TO LAND THE CONVENTIONAL GEAR ACFT ON RUNWAY 34 WITH THE REPORTED LOCAL WIND FROM 330 DEG AT 16 KTS. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT 2400 FT BEYOND THE THRESHOLD OF THE 7003-FOOT-LONG RWY. AFTER A BOUNCED LANDING, DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST & THE ACFT GROUNDLOOPED. THE PLT DID NOT REPORT EXPERIENCING ANY MECHANICAL DIFFICULTIES WITH THE ACFT. THE PLT DID NOT FILE AN ACC REPORT.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..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

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