NTSB Identification: MKC84LA027.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21990.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 17, 1983 in DES MOINES, IA
Aircraft: Beech BE77, registration: N67118
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 LANDED ON THE NOSE GEAR BOUNCED AND DRIFTED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY. DURING THE 2ND TOUCHDOWN THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE PILOT WAS A STUDENT ENGAGING IN SOME SOLO LANDING PRACTICE. THE PILOT SAID HE THOUGHT HE WAS HIGH ON THE FINAL APPROACH BUT DECIDED TO LAND ANYWAY. HE WAS LANDING ON RWY 12R WITH THE WIND FROM 170 DEGREES AT 13 KTS.

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..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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