NTSB Identification: BFO86LA041.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33095.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 23, 1986 in PASADENA, MD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: BELLANCA CITABRIA, registration: N41464
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.

ONE WITNESS WHO WATCHED N41464 MAKE THE APPROACH INDICATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT APPEARED TO BE TOO FAST AS IT PASSED THE 1/2 WAY POINT ON THE RUNWAY AND THAT IT BOUNCED BACK UP INTO THE AIR AFTER NOSING DOWN ONTO THE TURF RUNWAY. THE NOSE OF THE AIRCRAFT CAME UP AND THE LEFT WING WENT DOWN AS THE AIRCRAFT FLEW ALONG THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. WITH ABOUT 1/3 OF 1800 FOOT RUNWAY LEFT THE WITNESS HEARD POWER BEING APPLIED TO THE ENGINE AND OBSERVED THE AIRCRAFT CLIMB ABOVE TREES AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY WITH THE ATTITUDE OF THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUING TO BE EXTREMELY NOSE HIGH. HE THEN SAW THE RIGHT WING DROP AND THE AIRCRAFT SPIN INTO SOME TREES. EXAM OF A/C DID NOT DISCLOSE ANY MALFUNCTIONS. THE ENG WAS MOUNTED ON A TEST STAND AND RUN SUCCESSFULLY.

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..DUAL STUDENT

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..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


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