NTSB Identification: IAD78FLQ18
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A, registration: N71328

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0640  78/5/11    LOUISVILLE,KY       LUSCOMBE 8A         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 30, 88 TOTAL
        TIME - 1340                    N71328              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 3 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BOWMAN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LOUISVILLE,KY               STRONGSVILLE,OH
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER LEVEL OFF
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - COMMUNICATIONS AND NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT: TRANSMITTERS AND/OR RECEIVERS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN/LOWER SCATTERED                                    25000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           80                                                      200
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- HEADWIND,GUSTS TO 19 KNOTS.RETURNED DUE TO RADIO FAIL,RECD GREEN LT FOR LDG.

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