NTSB Identification: CHI88LA150.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39428.
Accident occurred Friday, July 01, 1988 in SANDUSKY, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/11/1990
Aircraft: ROCKWELL 112A, registration: N1463J
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 HAD FLOWN ONLY 4 HRS DURING LAST 90 DAYS ALL OF WHICH WAS IN THE ACCIDENT ACFT. THE PLT REPORTED THE LANDING WAS FAST AND THE ACFT BOUNCED ON TOUCHDOWN. DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT WAS LOST AND THE PLT ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND DURING WHICH PARTIAL POWER WAS APPLIED. THE ACFT CONTACTED A TREE DURING CLIMB OUT AND CAME TO REST IN THE BAY.

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

THE PILOT FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AFTER MAKING A BOUNCHED LANDING. ADDITIONALLY, THE PILOT FAILED TO ADD FULL POWER AFTER THE BOUNCHED LANDING PRIOR TO STRIKING TREES TO THE LEFT OF THE RUNWAY.

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