NTSB Identification: LAX83LA111.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20474.
Accident occurred Monday, February 21, 1983 in CHINO, CA
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A, registration: N1656K
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 ACFT BOUNCED GROUND LOOPED OFF THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER DURING LANDING. THE ACFT LEFT THE RUNWAY AND WENT INTO GRASS THAT WAS ABOUT 3 FEET HIGH. WHEN THE LANDING GEAR DUG INTO SOFT DIRT THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE PILOT HAD ONLY ABOUT 3 HOURS FLYING TIME IN THE LUSCOMBE 8A. SHE HAD BEEN RELEASED FOR SOLO AFTER MAKING 6 TOUCH-AND-GO LANDINGS WITH AN INSTRUCTOR. PRIOR TO THE LAST LANDING SHE HAD MADE 3 SOLO TOUCH-AND-GO LANDINGS.

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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