NTSB Identification: ATL83LA089.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19692.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 18, 1983 in COLUMBIA, SC
Aircraft: CESSNA 182M, registration: N70872
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.
DURING ARRIVAL, THE PILOT ENTERED THE TRAFFIC TO LAND AT OWENS FIELD, AN UNCONTROLLED AIRPORT. HE STATED THAT THE WIND SOCK WAS LIMP DESPITE A WEATHER BRIEFING TO EXPECT NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AT 8 TO 20 KTS. HE STATED THAT HE HAD ALLOWED FOR STRONG WINDS BY HOLDING HIGHER THAN NORMAL AIRSPEED ON FINAL APPROACH. NEVERTHELESS, JUST BEFORE TOUCHDOWN, A WIND CONDITION WAS ENCOUNTERED THAT CAUSED THE PLANE TO DESCEND RAPIDLY DESPITE THE APPLICATION OF POWER. THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED ABOUT 10 FT IN THE AIR. ON THE SECOND TOUCHDOWN, THE NOSE GEAR AND PROPELLER WAS DAMAGED. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE DID NOT GO AROUND BECAUSE OF THE WIND CONDITIONS AND OBSTACLES AT THE END OF THE RELATIVELY SHORT RUNWAY. THE PILOT OF ANOTHER AIRCRAFT LANDED SOON THEREAFTER AND REPORTEDLY ENCOUNTERED WIND SHEAR IN THE SAME AREA.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR
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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