NTSB Identification: NYC86LA205.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32759.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 09, 1986 in SPRING VALLEY, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA T-210, registration: N4879U
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor,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 TOOK OFF IN THE CESSNA T-210N WITH 3 PASSENGERS. THE LANDING GEAR WOULD NOT RETRACT, SO HE RETURNED FOR LANDING. JUST PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN, THE AIRCRAFT DROPPED AND BOUNCED. THE PILOT INITIATED A GO-AROUND AND THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED ONCE MORE LIGHTLY. THE AIRCRAFT THEN DRIFTED LEFT OFF THE RUNWAY AND STRUCK TREES. JUST PRIOR TO IMPACT THE PILOT SHUT OFF THE MASTER SWITCH AND IGNITION SWITCH. HE WAS ATTEMPTING TO TURN OFF THE FUEL WHEN IMPACT OCCURRED. THE PILOT RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES AND THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT PASSENGER RECEIVED SERIOUS INJURIES. THE TWO MIDDLE SEAT PASSENGERS WERE UNINJURED.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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