NTSB Identification: BFO88LA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35482.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 29, 1988 in MILFORD, DE
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/21/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 177, registration: N35253
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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 PLT STATED THE LANDING APCH WAS TOO FAST AND THE ACFT BOUNCED ON TOUCHDOWN. THE PLT STABILIZED THE ACFT AND ATTEMPTED ANOTHER TOUCHDOWN, HOWEVER, THE ACFT BOUNCED AGAIN. HAVING USED OVER HALF THE RWY BY THIS TIME, THE PLT ELECTED TO ABORT THE LANDING BY ADDING FULL POWER AND RETRACTING THE FLAPS. THE ACFT FLEW OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY AND THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED A POST. IT THEN TRAVELED ACROSS A 4-LANE HWY WHERE IT CONTACTED A CONCRETE POST IN A HOTEL PARKING LOT AND CAME TO REST INVERTED.

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

ABORTED LANDING..DELAYED..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


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..POLE

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