CHI85LA327
NTSB Identification: CHI85LA327 .
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29081.
Accident occurred Friday, July 26, 1985 in FOND DU LAC, WI
Aircraft: Howard Aircraft Corp. DGA-15P, registration: N5604V
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

THE PLT HAD ACCURUED APRX 12 HRS OF FLYING TIME ON THE DAY OF THE ACCIDENT. DURING THE FINAL LANDING THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN AT THE RWY MID-POINT AND BOUNCED. THE ACFT THEN STRUCK A RWY LIGHT AND VEERED OFF THE RWY PAVED SURFACE INTO SOFT SOD. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO GO AROUND BUT THE SOFT SURFACE CAUSED SLOW ACCELERATION. SHORTLY AFTER BREAKING GROUND THE ACFT ATRUCK LOCALIZER ANTENNA POLES OFF THE END OF THE RWY AND FELL TO THE GROUND.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
JUDGMENT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
IMPROPER USE OF PROCEDURE..PILOT IN COMMAND
PHYSIOLOGICAL CONDITION..PILOT IN COMMAND
DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
FATIGUE..PILOT IN COMMAND
FATIGUE(FLIGHT AND GROUND SCHEDULE)..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DESIGN STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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