NTSB Identification: CHI85LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30810.
Accident occurred Monday, March 25, 1985 in ZIONSVILLE, IN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-20-125, registration: N7629K
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.
THE PLT STATED THAT SHE FLARED SLIGHTLY HIGH UPON LANDING, CAUSING THE ACFT TO BOUNCE. ONCE THE ACFT WAS ON THE GROUND AGAIN IT BEGAN TO DRIFT TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY. TO CORRECT FOR THIS DRIFT, THE PLT APPLIED RIGHT RUDDER, HOWEVER, SHE OVERCORRECTED CAUSING A GROUND LOOP TO THE RIGHT. STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO THE ACFT SUSTAINED DURING THE GROUND LOOP INCLUDED A BENT FRONT AND REAR SPAR ON THE LEFT WING AND A BOWED RIGHT RAER LONGERON.
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:REMEDIAL ACTION..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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