NTSB Identification: MIA87LA016.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31850.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 30, 1986 in MELBOURNE, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N242FT
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.

THE PLT WAS MAKING HER 1ST SOLO LDG WHEN THE ACFT BEGAN TO BALLOON & PORPOISE. THE ACFT HIT THE RWY ON THE NOSE & PROP THEN CAME TO REST BESIDE THE RWY. A WITNESS STATED THAT THE ACFT HAD 'GOT AWAY FROM HER'. THE PLT STATED THE ACCIDENT COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED IF SHE HAD FOLLOWED HER 1ST REACTION & HAD GONE AROUND INSTEAD OF TRYING TO SALVAGE THE LDG.

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:

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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