NTSB Identification: BFO89LA034.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39028.
Accident occurred Friday, May 19, 1989 in INDIAN HEAD, MD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/11/1990
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N85715
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 STUDENT PLT WAS ON HIS FOURTH SOLO FLIGHT, AND HIS FOURTH FLIGHT OF THE DAY. THE ACFT BOUNCED DURING LANDING AND AS THE PLT TRIED TO RECOVER, HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE ACFT WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDED WITH A PARKED PA-28-140. THE PLT REPORTED NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF THE ACFT.

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

PILOT FAILED TO MAINTAINED DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING RECOVERY FROM A HARD LANDING.

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