NTSB Identification: LAX84LA120.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24170.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 29, 1983 in MURRIETA, CA
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA, registration: N90973
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 NOSED OVER DURING LANDING ROLLOUT. THE PLT REPORTED THE ACFT SPEED ON FINAL WAS 80 MPH WHICH IS FASTER THAN NORMAL. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT 900 FT DOWN THE 2682 FT RWY. THE LANDING WAS ON RWY 15 AND THE WIND WAS FROM 045 DEGREES AT 4 KTS. THE PLT INCREASED BRAKING TO TRY TO STOP AND THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RWY TO THE RIGHT NEAR THE DEPARTURE END. THE ACFT CAME TO REST WITHIN ABOUT 150 FT OF THE ARPT BOUNDARY. THE PLT HAD ABOUT 30 HRS IN TAILWHEEL TYPE ACFT AND HAD RECEIVED A CHECKOUT IN THE SUBJECT ACFT TWO MONTHS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..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:

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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