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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142234
Last updated: 15 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S Skyhawk SP
Owner/operator:Noah Flying Inc
Registration: N5026C
C/n / msn: 172S8965
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Dillingham Airfield - PHDH, Mokuleia, Oahu, HI -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Honolulu, HI (PHNL)
Destination airport:Mokuleia, HI (PHDH)
Investigating agency: NTSB
According to the pilot, as the airplane approached the runway, he realized that the airplane’s descent rate was higher than normal. The airplane touched down hard, bounced, and began to porpoise. The pilot attempted to abort the landing, but the airplane yawed left, its nose hit the ground, and it nosed over. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing and the vertical stabilizer. The pilot reported that there were no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal flight.
Probable Cause: The pilot's improper landing flare and inadequate recovery from a bounced landing.



Revision history:

02-Feb-2012 09:37 Geno Added
02-Feb-2012 12:28 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2012 23:14 Geno Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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