NTSB Identification: CHI89LA056.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38030.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 11, 1989 in SANDWICH, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA TR182 II, registration: N2096S
Injuries: 1 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 EXECUTED A HARD LANDING, TOUCHING DOWN NOSE WHEEL FIRST, AND BOUNCED TWO TO THREE TIMES BEFORE THE NOSE GEAR BROKE OFF. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED DOWN. THE PILOT STEERED THE AIRCRAFT OFF THE RUNWAY INTO THE GRASS AS IT SLID TO A STOP. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE 'NEEDED TO FLY MORE OFTEN.'
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S POOR HANDLING OF THE AIRCRAFT, IMPROPER FLARE AND INADEQUATE RECOVERY FROM A BOUNCED LANDING.
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