NTSB Identification: CHI88LA030.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35970.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 21, 1987 in KANKAKEE, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 337, registration: N6255F
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON RUNWAY 22 AT AN UNCONTROLLED AIRPORT WHEN HE HEARD ANOTHER PILOT TRANSMIT HE WAS ABOUT TO DEPART FROM THE SAME RUNWAY. ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, WHILE HE WAS TURNING ON TO FINAL APPROACH, HE OBSERVED AN AIRCRAFT TAXIING TO RUNWAY 22. HE THEN MADE A RADIO CALL TO INFORM THE DEPARTING AIRCRAFT OF HIS INTENTIONS. THE PILOT STATED HE KEPT HIS AIRSPEED UP ON FINAL APPROACH THINKING HE MAY NEED TO GO-AROUND. THE DEPARTING AIRCRAFT HELD SHORT OF THE RUNWAY AND THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO LAND THE AIRCRAFT. AS A RESULT OF THE MODIFIED APPROACH, UPON TOUCHDOWN THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED THEN STALLED ONTO THE RUNWAY. SHORTLY AFTERWARD, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

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

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


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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