NTSB Identification: SEA82DA145
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 17, 1982 in MEDFORD, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/17/1983
Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AMERICAN AA-5A, registration: N26922
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT WHILE LANDING, HE FLARED TOO SOON, TOUCHED DOWN HARD, AND BOUNCED. HE REPORTED THAT HE MADE A POWER ADJUSTMENT AFTER BOUNCING, BUT LANDED HARD AGAIN ON THE SECOND TOUCHDOWN. THE AIRCRAFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED AFTER THE SECOND TOUCHDOWN.

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


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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