NTSB Identification: DEN89LA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37026.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 04, 1988 in RAWLINS, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: PILGRIM STEEN SKYBOLT, registration: N21SP
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.

THE PVT PLT IN COMMAND AND HIS ATP-RATED PAX WERE FERRYING THE NEWLY-PURCHASED ACFT FROM FL TO WA. THEY DEPARTED SCOTTSBLUFF, NE, AND WERE ENROUTE TO ROCK SPRINGS, WY, WHEN THE PAX ADVISED THE PLT INSUFFICIENT VFR FUEL RESERVES PRECLUDED CONTINUING TO RKS. THE PLT ELECTED TO DIVERT TO RAWLINS. THE PLT SAID WHEN ON FINAL APCH, ACFT WAS SLIGHTLY HIGH ON VASI AND HE CORRECTED. AS THE PLT FLARED FOR LANDING, HE NOTED A HIGH SINK RATE AND ADDED POWER. THE PLT SAID THERE WAS DIP IN THE RWY AND THE ACFT STRUCK THE RISING PORTION OF THE DIP. THE ACFT BOUNCED. THE PLT SAID HE WAS TO THE RIGHT OF CENTERLINE AND HE CORRECTED. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN AGAIN AND VEERED TO THE LEFT. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO ABORT THE LANDING. THE ACFT LIFTED OFF AGAIN, STALLED, TOUCHED DOWN, SKIDDED SIDEWAYS AND GROUND LOOPED.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..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

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