NTSB Identification: NYC88LA115.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37814.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 19, 1988 in WALTON, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/1989
Aircraft: MAULE M-6-235, registration: N366X
Injuries: 2 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 DECIDED TO LAND ON A SOD STRIP. HE BOUNCED ONCE, THEN LOWERED THE NOSE TO KEEP IT ON THE GROUND. THE PROP DUG INTO THE GROUND AND THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED OVER. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE WAS PRACTICING MANUEVERS AND WANTED TO PRACTICE A SOD LANDING.

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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