ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175279
Last updated: 13 January 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172P
Owner/operator:Helicopter Structural and Maintenance, Inc.
Registration: N612CB
C/n / msn: 17275186
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lutz, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:North Tampa Aero Park
Destination airport:North Tampa Aero Park
Investigating agency: NTSB
The student pilot reported he was practicing landings. During the landing flare on the accident landing, the airplane ballooned and then landed hard, collapsing the nose landing gear and incurring structural damage to the fuselage firewall bulkhead. The student pilot said there were no preaccident mechanical problems with the airplane.

The student pilot's misjudged landing flare, which resulted in a hard landing and subsequent collapse of the nose landing gear.


Revision history:

11-Apr-2015 15:30 Noro Added
11-Apr-2015 17:17 Noro Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description