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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145588
Last updated: 23 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Advanced Air Inc
Registration: N368ES
C/n / msn: 17280022
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Council Bluffs Municipal Airport - KCBF, Council Bluffs, IA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Council Bluffs, IA (KCBF)
Destination airport:Council Bluffs, IA (KCBF)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The student pilot was practicing takeoffs and landings. He reported that he flared the airplane early and that it ballooned before bouncing firmly several times. The pilot subsequently lost directional control of the airplane, which then departed the side of the runway and collided with an airfield light. A postaccident examination of the airplane revealed damage to the firewall and fuselage. No other anomalies were found.
Probable Cause: The student pilotís improper flare and inadequate recovery from a bounced landing, which resulted in a loss of directional control.



Revision history:

11-May-2012 13:40 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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