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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134272
Last updated: 17 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150C
Registration: N7821Z
C/n / msn: 15059921
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Minneapolis, MN -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Litchfield, MN (LJF)
Destination airport:Minneapolis, MN (ANE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The airplane was destroyed during a post accident fire following an in-flight collision with terrain while landing. The pilot stated, "I don't remember if I ever got to add any power or not, instantly we just hit the ground. ...We landed near centerline and we landed straight ahead, just somehow nose first. The stall warning horn never went off, I think it happened too fast for it, if we did stall." A witness reported seeing the airplane flare at 10 feet above the runway. The airplane's nose gear broke off during the impact and the airplane was completely consumed by the post accident fire. No anomalies with respect to the engine, airframe, or systems were determined to have existed prior to the accident.
Probable Cause: The pilot's improper flare resulting in the hard landing.



Revision history:

21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
09-Dec-2017 16:49 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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