NTSB Identification: NYC88LA038.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37217.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 14, 1987 in TEWKSBURY, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA-1B, registration: N8993L
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 WAS ATTEMPTING A LANDING AT TEWKSBURY, MASSACHUSETTS WHEN HE FLARED ABOVE THE RUNWAY, BOUNCED SEVERAL TIMES AND COLLAPSED THE NOSE WHEEL. THE AIRCRAFT SLID DOWN THE RUNWAY, MADE CONTACT WITH THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY EDGE, SPUN AROUND, THEN FLIPPED INVERTED.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..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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