NTSB Identification: SEA89LA060.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38546.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 30, 1989 in TACOMA, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/12/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N2936C
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 WAS MAKING MULTIPLE TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS. DURING HIS FOURTH TOUCH DOWN, A HARD BOUNCED LANDING OCCURRED. THE AIRCRAFT THEN TOUCHED DOWN ON THE RUNWAY IN A RIGHT WING & NOSE LOW ATTITUDE, COLLAPSING THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR.

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

THE PILOT'S IMPROPER FLARE AND IMPROPER RECOVERY FROM THE BOUNCED LANDING. CONTRIBUTING FACTORS WERE THE PILOT'S LOW TOTAL FLIGHT TIME AND HIS INEXPERIENCE IN THE CESSNA 180 AIRPLANE.

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