NTSB Identification: ATL87LA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32429.
Accident occurred Friday, December 12, 1986 in MORGANTON, NC
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A, registration: N71966
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.

PLT REPTD DOING LCL FLYING FOR ABOUT ONE HR AFTER DEPT FROM PVT GRASS STRIP. MADE APCH AND LDG AT MORGANTON-LENOIR APT. ON TOUCHDOWN PLT REPTD BOUNCING, AND BEING UNABLE TO RECOVER BEFORE LT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED AND LT WING DRAGGED. PLT STATED THAT HE FELT THAT HE MISSED THE LEFT WHEEL BRAKE PEDAL WHEN HE ATTEMPTED TO RECOVER FROM RIGHT SWERVE.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..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


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