NTSB Identification: BFO86FA012.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29964.
Accident occurred Monday, January 06, 1986 in LEESBURG, VA
Aircraft: CESSNA R182, registration: N6375T
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT DPTD DCA WITH 4508,70GAL FUEL,AND 43LBS EQUIPMT ON BOARD WHICH COMPUTED OUT TO BE 26LBS OVER MAX GROSS. IT WAS FLOWN DIRECTLY TO LEESBURG,VA WHERE THE WINDS WERE GENERALLY OUT OF THE WEST AND THERE WAS THE POTENTIAL FOR WINDSHEAR W/I 2000AGL. BOTH PLT AND CO-PLT REMEMBER CROSSING OVR THE RWY #'S BETWEEN 20 AND 30 FT AGL BETWEEN 65 AND 68KTS. APPROX 500-700FT DOWN THE RWY THE NOSE OF THE ACFT WAS OVSVD BY A WITNESS TO ASCEND SLIGHTLY AND THE ACFT LOST FLYING SPEED AND FELL ONTO THE RWY. IT THEN BOUNCED BACK UP INTO THE AIR,STILL IN A NOSE HIGH ATTITUDE, AND SANK AGAIN BACK ONTO THE RWY. IT WAS THEN OBSVD TO VEER OFF TO THE LEFT AND NOSE OVER BEFORE COMING TO REST IN FRONT OF THE PARKING APRON JUST SOUTH OF THE FSS. A WITNESS SAW THE WINDSOCK INDICATING A 90 DEGREE X-WIND & STANDING APRX'STRAIGHT OUT.' ANOTHE R WITNESS SAW A'HEAVY EXTENSION OF FLAPS' & A NOSE HIGH ATTITUDE. BOTH OBSERVATIONS OCCURRED AS THE ACFT FLEW LEVEL FOR APRX 500-700 FT ABOUT 20FT AGL. A ROAR OF PWR WAS HEARD AT TIME OF IMPACT.

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

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

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

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

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..DELAYED..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LOWERING OF FLAPS..MISJUDGED..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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