NTSB Identification: ATL85LA212.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28337.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 14, 1985 in LUGOFF, SC
Aircraft: CESSNA 182C, registration: N8472T
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 PLT TRANSPORTED A LOAD OF SKYDIVERS TO ALT & WAS RETURNING TO THE AIRSTRIP. DURING ARRIVAL, HE DECIDED TO PRACTICE A SIMULATED ENG OUT LANDING. WHILE ON AN APCH WITH FULL FLAPS, THE PLT ELECTED TO SLIP THE ACFT. AS HE WAS TRANSITIONING FROM A SIDE SLIP TO A NORMAL LANDING ATTITUDE, THE ACFT SUDDENLY DROPPED, LANDED HARD & BOUNCED. THE PLT REPORTED THAT ON THE 2ND TOUCHDOWN, THE NOSEWHEEL HUB FAILED, THE PROP STRUCK THE RWY & THE NOSE GEAR WAS BENT.

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



Contributing Factors

ALTITUDE..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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