NTSB Identification: ATL83LA126.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20479.
Accident occurred Friday, March 04, 1983 in FLORENCE, KY
Aircraft: BEECH C-23, registration: N63892
Injuries: 2 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 NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED DURING LANDING. THE ACFT WAS ALLOWED TO BOUNCE TWICE AND ON THE THIRD TOUCHDOWN THE NOSE GEAR HIT FIRST AND COLLAPSED. A POST IMPACT FIRE WAS CONFINED TO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT AND WAS EXTINGUISHED BY CFR PERSONNEL.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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