NTSB Identification: CHI89LA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39189.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 09, 1988 in QUINCY, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/09/1990
Aircraft: BEECH 55B, registration: N8769R
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.

DURING A CROSS COUNTRY TRIP THE PILOT ALTERED HIS FLIGHT PLAN IN ORDER TO REFUEL. ON LANDING, THE AIRPLANE BALLOONED AND SUBSEQUENTLY PORPOISED THREE OR FOUR TIMES. THE NOSE WHEEL COLLAPSED AND THE AIRPLANE CAME TO REST ON THE RUNWAY.

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

THE PILOT IN COMMAND'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO CORRECT THE PORPOISE.

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