NTSB Identification: DEN86LA184.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31137.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 03, 1986 in TOOELE, UT
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N5552E
Injuries: 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.

AFTER SUCCESSIVE AIRCRAFT BOUNCES DURING A TOUCHDOWN PHASE OF LANDING, THE PILOT LOST CONTROL. THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY INTO AN AREA OF SOFT TERRAIN. THE LANDING GEAR NOSE WHEEL SANK INTO THE GROUND AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER INTO AN INVERTED POSITION. THE PILOT AND ONE PASSENGER ABOARD WERE NOT INJURED.

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..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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