NTSB Identification: NYC83LA009
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 10, 1982 in JAMESTOWN, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/10/1983
Aircraft: AMERICAN AVIATION AA-1A, registration: N9415L
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 STUDENT PILOT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH-AND-GO LANDINGS ON RUNWAY 13 WITH A REPORTED WIND FROM 180 DEGREES AT 15 KTS. HE REPORTED THAT DURING A LANDING, HE FLARED TOO HIGH AND BOUNCED. REPORTEDLY, POWER WAS APPLIED TO GO-AROUND, BUT THE PLANE BEGAN TO PORPOISE. DURING THE THIRD TOUCHDOWN, THE NOSE GEAR FAILED AND THE ENGINE MOUNT PUNCTURED THE FIREWALL.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


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