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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175279
Last updated: 13 January 2020
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Date:20-FEB-2004
Time:13:30
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)
Category:Accident
Location:Lutz, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:North Tampa Aero Park
Destination airport:North Tampa Aero Park
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
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.

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

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20040317X00328&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]

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