NTSB Identification: NYC86LA207.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32761.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 14, 1986 in TUNKHANNOCK, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108, registration: N5888Z
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.

STUDENT PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING A LANDING AT SKY HAVEN AIRPORT AND LANDED SHORT, BOUNCED AND LANDED IN A LEFT TURN. AT THIS POINT, THE PLT COULD NOT MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND RAN OFF THE RUNWAY, HIT A BARREL WITH THE RIGHT GEAR AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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