NTSB Identification: LAX85LA049.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26857.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 25, 1984 in OXNARD, CA
Aircraft: PENNINGTON-EAA BIPLANE P2P, registration: N54JP
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 REPORTED THAT DURING THE TAKEOFF PHASE OF A TOUCH-&-GO LANDING HE OBSERVED SPARKS COMING FROM THE ENG'S AIR INTAKE & EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF POWER. HE PULLED OFF ALL POWER & MADE A HARD LANDING ON THE RWY. ACTC SPECIALISTS ON DUTY IN THE TOWER STATED THAT THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD AT THE APPROACH END OF THE RWY, BOUNCED SEVERAL TIMES, TURNING ALMOST 45 DEGREES TO THE RT OF THE RWY HEADING & THEN STARTED TO CLIMBOUT. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT DID NOT FIND ANY EVIDENCE OF A MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE OF THE ENG.

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

FLARE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD

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