NTSB Identification: CHI88LA121.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36185.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 29, 1988 in AURORA, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA R172K, registration: N736AF
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 PILOT SAID THAT ON FINAL APCH, 'A RAPID DESCENT TOOK PLACE.' THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN ON THE RWY AND BOUNCED. THE PILOT SAID HE ADDED PWR AND LOWERED THE NOSE, BUT THE NOSE GEAR AND PROPELLER HIT THE RWY. THE ACFT BOUNCED AGAIN AND SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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