NTSB Identification: MKC82DA060
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, April 24, 1982 in DUBUQUE, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N2586B
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ON A SOLO CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT. AFTER ARRIVING AT DUBUQUE, HE LANDED ON RUNWAY 18. THE STUDENT STATED THAT THE WIND WAS FROM 230 DEGREES AT 16, GUSTING 23 KNOTS. HE REPORTED THAT DURING THE LANDING, THE PLANE WAS LIFTED OFF TWO TIMES BY WIND GUSTS. ON THE THIRD TOUCHDOWN, THE PLANE LANDED HARD.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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