NTSB Identification: LAX88LA003.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34166.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 04, 1987 in BIG BEAR CITY, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/08/1988
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA-5A, registration: N7368L
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 PILOT BOUNCED DURING LANDING AND COLLIDED WITH RUNWAY LIGHTS AND A TAXIWAY SIGN. HE LANDED ON RUNWAY 25 WITH WINDS REPORTED 040 DEGREES AT 8 KNOTS. HE SAID HE COULD NOT RECEIVE WIND INFORMATION BECAUSE HE HAD INADVERTANTLY TURNED OFF HIS RADIO.

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

OBJECT..RUNWAY LIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS..INADVERTENT DEACTIVATION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..SIGN


Contributing Factors

WIND INFORMATION..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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