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Last updated: 23 January 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 4 agosto 2017
Hora:13:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:Kapowsin Air Sports
Registración: N9829B
Numéro de série: 208B0116
Año de Construcción: 1988
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Mulino State Airport, OR (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Paracaídismo
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mulino State Airport, OR, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mulino State Airport, OR, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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

Fuentes:
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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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