NTSB Identification: LAX85LA109.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27843.
Accident occurred Monday, January 14, 1985 in FULLERTON, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 177, registration: N3279T
Injuries: 2 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ON LANDING, THE ACFT PORPOISED AFTER IT TOUCHED DOWN LONG & FAST. A GO-AROUND WAS ATTEMPTED, BUT TOO LATE, & THE ACFT STRUCK A FENCE AT THE END OF THE RWY. THE OWNER OF THE ACFT A PRE-SOLO STUDENT PILOT, WAS A PASSENGER. THE 'PILOT' LEFT THE SCENE & COULD NOT BE LOCATED. FAA RECORDS DID NOT INDICATE THAT THE 'PILOT' EVER HELD AN AIRMAN CERTIFICATE. THE 'PILOT' HAD REPRESENTED HIMSELF TO THE OWNER AS AN ACFT MECHANIC & HAD MADE ARRANGEMENTS TO CONDUCT AN ANNUAL INSPECTION OF THE ACFT. THE PURPOSE OF THE FLT WAS TO 'CHECK OUT THE ACFT. . .'

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:

QUALIFICATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..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:

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

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

INADEQUATE SURVEILLANCE OF OPERATION..COMPANY/OPERATOR MGMT


Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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