NTSB Identification: CHI82DA322
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, August 20, 1982 in FRANKFORD, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/20/1983
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA-5A, registration: N26805
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT LANDED HARD AND LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT. HE EXECUTED THE LANDING INTO A 19 KT HEAD WIND, IN THE RAIN, WITH A WET RUNWAY.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

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

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