NTSB Identification: LAX88LA138.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35852.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 26, 1988 in COLUMBIA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T, registration: N47766
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.

AT THE END OF A CROSS COUNTRY FLT, ON TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT BEGAN TO BOUNCE. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE ACFT BEFORE IT RAN OFF THE END OF THE RWY, WHERE IT CAME TO REST AFTER THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. A WITNESS SAID THAT THE ACFT LANDED HALF WAY DOWN THE RWY.

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..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:

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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