NTSB Identification: CHI85LA330.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28695.
Accident occurred Friday, August 02, 1985 in LANSING, IL
Aircraft: MOONEY M20J, registration: N57275
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

ONE OF THE PILOT'S EYES BECAME IRRITATED. HE ATTEMPTED TO SCRATCH IT ON SHORT FINAL. A HARD LANDING RESULTED. THE AIRCRAFT BECAME AIRBORNE & THE PILOT ADDED POWER. HIS GLASSES BECAME DISLODGED. AT THIS TIME THE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO REGAIN CONTROL AS THE AIRCRAFT WAS HEADING TOWARD PAKRED AIRCRAFT. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO AVOID THE ENSUING COLLISION.

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

BECAME LOST/DISORIENTED..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..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


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING



Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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