NTSB Identification: LAX85LA020.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26852.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 02, 1984 in EL MONTE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N4902A
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.
A LOW TIME PVT PLT FLARED THE ACFT WHICH TOUCHED DOWN HARD AND BOUNCED. ON THE SECOND TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT ENTERED A GROUND LOOP TO THE RIGHT. APPLICATION OF RIGHT BRAKE AND RUDDER DID NOT CORRECT THE SITUATION. THE LEFT WING AND NOSE WENT DOWN & THE ACFT WENT OVER ONTO ITS BACK. THE ACFT WAS EQUIPPED WITH CONVENTIONAL LANDING GEAR. THE PLT REPORTED THAT AFTER HE HAD OBTAINED A PVT PLT CERTIFICATE ON 03/03/84 AND HAD NOT FLOWN AFTER THAT DATE UNTIL THE DAY OF THE ACCIDENT.
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:BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND
FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND
ELEVATOR..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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