NTSB Identification: DEN88LA166.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37079.
Accident occurred Monday, July 25, 1988 in MITCHELL, SD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/03/1989
Aircraft: KRALL DRAGONFLY, registration: N42JK
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.

DRG THE 1ST ATTEMPT TO LAND, THE ACFT BOUNCED SEVERAL TIMES, THEN THE PLT MADE A GO-AROUND. ON THE 2ND ATTEMPT, THE ACFT BOUNCED AGAIN & BEGAN TO PORPOISE. A WITNESS HEARD THE ENG RPM INCREASE TO 'WHAT SOUNDED LIKE FULL POWER.' THE ACFT LIFTED OFF, BUT SUBSEQUENTLY, THE NOSE DROPPED & THE ACFT IMPACTED IN GRASS BESIDE THE RWY.

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

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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