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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 144650
Last updated: 17 May 2020
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Date:26-MAR-2012
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22-150 Tri-Pacer
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N6143D
C/n / msn: 22-4787
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Hains Airstrip - 12LS, west of Rayne, Acadia Parish, LA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Jennings, LA (3R7)
Destination airport:Jennings, LA (3R7)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The student pilot reported that the airplane nosed over while he was landing on a private airstrip. He stated that the landing was "flat" and that he didn't flare the airplane properly during the landing. The pilot also reported that there were no mechanical problems with the airplane. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage, left wing, and the vertical tail.
Probable Cause: The student pilot's improper landing flare, which resulted in a nose-over.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120327X10442&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Mar-2012 13:25 Geno Added
27-Mar-2012 15:41 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2012 20:12 Geno Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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