NTSB Identification: SEA89LA017.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37357.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Sunday, November 06, 1988 in ANACORTES, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/28/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 210K, registration: N9495M
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 GUSTY CROSSWIND LANDING, TOUCHDOWN WAS ACCOMPLISHED ABOUT 500 FEET PAST THE RUNWAY THRESHOLD. THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED AT TOUCHDOWN. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE THOUGHT HE HAD A FLAT MAIN TIRE. THE PILOT MOMENTARILY ADDED POWER AFTER TOUCHDOWN TO GO-AROUND THEN DECIDED TO CONTINUE THE LANDING. DURING THE ROLLOUT, THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE RUNWAY TO THE LEFT. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT WHEN THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TERRAIN THE MAIN LANDING GEAR WAS NOT DOWN BUT THE NOSE GEAR WAS DOWN AND LOCKED. THE LANDING GEAR AND ITS SYSTEMS WERE SUBSEQUENTLY INSPECTED AND TESTED. NO ABNORMALITIES COULD BE FOUND. THE PILOT ESTIMATED THAT THE WIND WAS GUSTING TO 25 KNOTS.

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:

GEAR RETRACTION..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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