NTSB Identification: CHI84LA171.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23951.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 25, 1984 in MARION, IN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260, registration: N3874W
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 REPORTED THAT DURING A LANDING, HE REDUCED THE POWER TOO SOON & FLARED THE ACFT TOO HIGH, THEN THE ACFT BOUNCED ABOUT 8 TO 10 FT IN THE AIR. THE HARD LANDING RESULTED IN SPAR DAMAGE TO THE RIGHT WING.

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

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