NTSB Identification: MIA85LA200.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28854.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 26, 1985 in DAYTONA BEACH, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160, registration: N5744W
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 STUDENT PLT HAD BEEN PRACTICING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS. ON HIS THIRD LANDING, HE PERMITTED TOO STEEP AN APCH AND THE NOSE GEAR CONTACTED THE RWY PRIOR TO THE MAIN GEAR. A PORPOISING ACTION THEN DEVELOPED WHICH WAS NOT ARRESTED PRIOR TO FAILURE OF THE NOSE GEAR. THE ACFT LANDED WITH AN 8 KT 10 DEG LEFT TAILWIND.

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

FLARE..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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