NTSB Identification: CHI87LA107.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33779.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 06, 1987 in MARION, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/05/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N5240E
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 PLT STATED THAT ON FINAL APRX HE DID NOT FLARE SOON ENOUGH AND THE NOSEWHEEL 'HIT THE RWY HARD.: HE FURTHER STATED THAT THE ACFT 'BALLOONED UP' AND HE ATTEMPTED TO 'FLARE OUT AGAIN WITHOUT SUCCESS. ' ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE ACFT BOUNCED UP AND DOWN AN ADDITIONAL THREE TIMES BEFORE HE 'COULD GET CONTROL OVER IT.'

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..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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