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Last updated: 20 November 2018
Status:Final
Date:Friday 4 August 2017
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Kapowsin Air Sports
Registration: N9829B
C/n / msn: 208B0116
First flight: 1988
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Mulino State Airport, OR (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Parachuting
Departure airport:Mulino State Airport, OR, United States of America
Destination airport:Mulino State Airport, OR, United States of America
Narrative:
The pilot was conducting parachute jump operations in the vicinity of the airport. After climbing to altitude, he released his jumpers and returned to land on runway 32. The pilot reported that during the landing flare, the airplane struck the runway, nose wheel first. He added that the airplane bounced, floated down the runway, then settled to the right of the runway.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the engine mount and right elevator.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's improper landing flare, which resulted in a bounced landing."

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 235 days (8 months)
Accident number: GAA17CA490
Download report: Summary report

Classification:

Sources:
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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