NTSB Identification: MKC84LA141.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24783.
Accident occurred Monday, May 14, 1984 in LARCHWOOD, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA 120, registration: N76450
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT NOSED OVER AFTER BOUNCING OFF THE RWY DURING LANDING. THE PLT SAID HE LANDED LONG AND FAST AND WAS FEELING APPREHENSIVE; WHEN THE ACFT BOUNCED HE RELEASED BACK PRESSURE ON THE STICK WHICH CAUSED A GREATER BOUNCE AND AN EXCURSION OFF THE RWY. THE PLT USED BRAKES AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE PLT RECOMMENDS DUAL TRAINING FOR INEXPERIENCED PLTS WHO HAD LITTLE RECENT FLYING EXPERIENCE.

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

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

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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