NTSB Identification: CHI87LA226.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34893.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 26, 1987 in FRANKFORT, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N5196K
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

THE STUDENT PLT WAS ON A FLT WITH 2 PAX ABOARD. HE RPRTD THAT DRG A NGT LNDG, THE ACFT BOUNCED & BALLOONED. HE ADDED PWR TO FLY THE ACFT BACK DOWN TO THE RWY, BUT IT BOUNCED & BALLOONED AGAIN. BY THIS TIME, THE ACFT WAS ABOUT HALFWAY DOWN THE RWY. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE PLT GOT THE ACFT STABILIZED ON THE RWY, BUT WAS UNABLE TO STOP IN THE REMAINING DISTANCE. AFTER CONTINUING OFF THE DEPARTURE END, THE ACFT CROSSED A ROAD & CAME TO REST IN A DITCH.

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROADWAY/HIGHWAY



Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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