NTSB Identification: LAX87DUG09.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35646.
Accident occurred Monday, September 14, 1987 in CHINO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/24/1989
Aircraft: GEIGER DRAGONFLY, registration: N157JG
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

AT THE END OF A PERFORMANCE TEST FLIGHT, THE PLT STATED THAT THE ACFT WAS ROTATED TO A LANDING ATTITUDE AT A HIGHER THEN NORMAL ALTITUDE ABOVE THE GROUND. THE ACFT CONTACTED THE RWY AND BOUNCED THREE TIMES, RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..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


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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