NTSB Identification: CHI86LA204.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31631.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 17, 1986 in CHESANING, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA 182G, registration: N95638
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.

THE PILOT WAS MAKING HIS FIRST LANDING TO A SOD RUNWAY. WHILE DECELERATING OVER THE RUNWAY AT ABOUT 6' AGL. THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO SINK RAPIDLY. HE ADDED POWER, BUT THE LANDING GEAR HIT HARD AND THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED SEVERAL FEET BACK INTO THE AIR. HE ADDED FULL POWER TO GO AROUND, BUT THE AIRCRAFT VEERED RIGHT IN A SHALLOW RIGHT CLIMBING TURN. THE PILOT STATED HE WAS NEVER ABLE TO STRAIGHTEN THE AIRCRAFT AND CRASHED INTO THE GRASS TO THE RIGHT OF THE RUNWAY.

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:

ABORTED LANDING..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

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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