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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145491
Last updated: 6 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182N Skylane
Owner/operator:Leading Edge Aviation Northeast
Registration: N9217G
C/n / msn: 18260757
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Newport State Airport - KEFK, VT -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Lebanon, NH (LEB)
Destination airport:Newport, VT (EFK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
According to the pilot, the airplane was about 10 feet above the ground during the approach to landing when it "dropped hard" onto the runway. An eyewitness stated that the wings shook from side to side, the airplane fell to the ground, and the sound of runway impact could be heard. According to marks on the runway, the airplane impacted nose first and then bounced and impacted the runway again. Calculations based on the propeller strike marks associated with the first impact indicated a ground speed of about 38 knots. The impact resulted in substantial damage to the engine firewall. The pilot reported no preimpact malfunctions or anomalies that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: The pilotís failure to maintain adequate airspeed during the approach, which resulted in an aerodynamic stall and hard landing.


FAA register: (photo)

Revision history:

07-May-2012 16:19 Geno Added
08-May-2012 06:06 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:39 ASN Update Bot Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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