NTSB Identification: SEA88LA157.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36618.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 20, 1988 in TYGE VALLEY, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N737RB
Injuries: 3 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 REPORTED THAT LATE IN THE APCH, THE ACFT DEVELOPED A HIGH SINK RATE. HOWEVER, HE USED ELEVATOR ONLY TO CORRECT THE SINK RATE. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE RUNWAY AND BOUNCED. ON THE THIRD BOUNCE, THE NOSE GEAR FAILED AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER. THE PILOT STATED LATER THAT HE SHOULD HAVE USED POWER TO CORRECT THE SINK RATE.

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..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DESCENT..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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