NTSB Identification: FTW85LA328.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29613.
Accident occurred Monday, August 05, 1985 in DUNCAN, OK
Aircraft: PIPER J4A, registration: N30986
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 WAS PRACTICING SHORT FLD LANDINGS WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. HE STATED THE ACFT BALLOONED AND HE ADVANCED THE THROTTLE BUT THE ENG FAILED TO RESPOND IMMEDIATELY. THE ACFT STALLED AT 2 FT ABOVE THE GROUND ACCORDING TO THE PLT. HARDCONTACT WITH THE GROUND RESULTED IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE ACFT.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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