NTSB Identification: ATL85LA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27560.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 10, 1985 in BUENA VISTA, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172H, registration: N3227L
Injuries: 3 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.

ACFT SLIPPED ON FINAL DUE TO BEING HIGH. LANDED HARD AND BOUNCED. ON SECOND TOUCHDOWN RUDDER WAS STILL APPLIED AND ACFT VEERED OFF RUNWAY COLLIDING WITH DITCH BANK.

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT ATTAINED..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:

RUDDER..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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