NTSB Identification: LAX86LA341.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31497.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 18, 1986 in MESA, AZ
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180, registration: N9560J
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.

AT THE END OF THE FIRST LEG OF A SOLO CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT THE PLT EXPERIENCED A HARD LANDING AND THE ACFT PORPOISED. ON THE SECOND BOUNCE THE PLT ADDED POWER. THE ACFT THEN BOUNCED A THIRD TIME COLLAPSING THE NOSE GEAR.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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