NTSB Identification: MIA85LA068.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26785.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 29, 1984 in ORLANDO, FL
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER 2-33A, registration: N1229S
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 WAS FLARED FOR LANDING ABOUT 1/2 WAY DOWN THE RWY AT EXCESSIVE AIRSPEED. THE PLT STATED THAT AS THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN, IT BOUNCED INTO THE AIR AND IMPACTED TREES AT 10-15 FT AGL. THE SPOILERS WERE FOUND IN A RETRACTED POSITION AFTER THE ACCIDENT. THIS WAS A SUPERVISED SOLO TRAINING FLT. THE STUDENT PLT HAD LOGGED LESS THAN AN HOUR OF PIC FLT TIME. THE PLT LATER WROTE A REPORT IN WHICH HE STATED THAT 'I HAD REVERSED THE SPOILER CONTROLS IN MY MIND. WHENI THOUGHT I HAD THEN FULL OPEN, THEY WERE ACTUALLY CLOSED.'

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

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

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..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:

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

SPOILER EXTENSION..NOT SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

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

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