NTSB Identification: ATL87LA008.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32094.
Accident occurred Friday, October 17, 1986 in MIDDLEFIELD, OH
Aircraft: BEECH C23, registration: N5162M
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 PLT STATED THAT HE WAS PREPARING TO LAND AFTER A BUSINESS X-COUNTRY FLT. ON DOWNWIND HE NOTED THE WIND SOCK IND A X-WIND. MADE A LONG FINAL AND DID NOT NOTICE X-WIND. STATED THAT AT FLARE HE SEEMED TO HAVE A LITTLE TAILWIND SINCE HIS SPD WAS 85 KTS WHEN USUAL WAS 70-75. AFTER FLARE THE ACFT FLOATED PAST HALF WAY POINT ON RWY. PLT FORCED NOSE DOWN ONTO RWY. ACFT BOUNCED AND NOSE AND LT MAIN GEARS SEPARATED FM ACFT. ACFT CAME TO A STOP OFF THE LT SIDE OF THE RWY NEAR THE END.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INADEQUATE TRAINING..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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