NTSB Identification: CHI83LA026
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, October 16, 1982 in STEVENS POINT, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/16/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N2428L
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE AIRCRAFT PORPOISED DURING LANDING. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE BOUNCED OFF THE MAIN GEAR THEN THE NOSE GEAR. HE THEN APPLIED POWER BUT THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED TO BOUNCE. AFTER HE SHUT DOWN POWER TO THE ENGINE THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED TO BOUNCE FINALLY COMING TO REST ON ITS NOSE.

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

FLARE..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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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