NTSB Identification: ATL86LA038.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29731.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 07, 1985 in STONE MOUNTAIN, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q, registration: N4707N
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.

AFTER AN IFR FLIGHT INTO HIS HOME AREA, PILOT CHANGED DEST TO LAND ON HIS HOME AIRPORT. MADE A VFR PATTERN TO LAND ON RWY 17. PLT STATED THAT HE FLARED TOO LATE, HIT THE RUNWAY, BOUNCED REAL HIGH AND WENT AROUND. MADE A SOFT FIELD LDG AND WHEN TYING ACFT DOWN NOTED CRACKED NOSE GEAR FAIRING AND WRINKLED ENGINE COWLING. MECHANIC ASSESSED THE DAMAGE TO BE SUBSTANTIAL.

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

FLARE..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


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