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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134989
Last updated: 23 November 2019
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Date:03-AUG-2008
Time:11:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C23 Sundowner
Owner/operator:Tailwheels Etc Inc.
Registration: N9194S
C/n / msn: M-1678
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Winter Haven, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Winter Haven, FL (GIF)
Destination airport:Winter Haven, FL (GIF)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
During the second landing of the student pilot's second solo flight, the airplane bounced and the student applied forward elevator control input. The airplane landed on the nose landing gear, which collapsed and initiated a fire that destroyed the airplane. There was no reported preimpact failure or malfunction of the airplane or its systems.
Probable Cause: The student pilot's improper recovery from a bounced landing.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20081003X42121&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
03-Dec-2017 11:58 ASN Update Bot Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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