NTSB Identification: ERA13CA027
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 16, 2012 in Maryville, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/2013
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N1264S
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.
According to the pilot, he was attempting to land at a private airstrip. As the pilot flared to land, the airplane impacted the runway and bounced. After the airplane touched down the second time, it struck a divot and bounced off the runway surface again. The pilot realized that he was nearing the end of the runway, and he applied takeoff power to initiate a go-around. However, during the initial climb, the propeller made contact with a fence, and the airplane nosed over, resulting in substantial damage to the wings and empennage. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot’s inadequate recovery from a bounced landing and his subsequent delayed decision to perform a go-around, which resulted in the airplane’s failure to clear obstacles. Full narrative available
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