NTSB Identification: LAX82DA182
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 18, 1982 in LITTLE RIVER, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/18/1983
Aircraft: BEECH 77, registration: N1805Z
Injuries: 1 Minor.

ON THE SECOND ATTEMPT TO MAKE A TOUCH AND GO LANDING, THE PILOT BOUNCED THE AIRCRAFT HARD ON THE RUNWAY IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED BY A SHARP LEFT TURN. FULL POWER WAS APPLIED AND THE FLAPS WERE RAISED IN AN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND. THE AIRCRAFT FAILED TO CLEAR TREES ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND CAME TO REST NOSE DOWN IN A DRAINAGE DITCH.

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

LEVEL OFF..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

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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TOUCH-AND-GO..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

RAISING OF FLAPS..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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