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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195175
Last updated: 26 December 2019
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Date:05-MAY-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA40NG Diamond Star
Owner/operator:APEX Flight Academy
Registration: B-88002
C/n / msn: D4.127
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Taitung Fung-Nian Airport -   Taiwan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Taitung Fung-Nian Airport
Destination airport:Taitung Fung-Nian Airport
Investigating agency: ASC
Narrative:
A Diamond DA-40NG aircraft, registration number B-88002, departed from Taitung Fung-Nian Airport to execute student pilot solo flight training. During landing the aircraft bounced and the nose gear broke off. The propeller and engine cowling sustained damage.

Findings related to probable causes:
"The student pilot did not establish the appropriate pitch attitude and deceleration, so that the aircraft touchdown with the negative pitch angle, causing the aircraft to bounce, and the student pilot did not go around immediately, and the aircraft was porpoising, resulting in the nose gear broken."

Sources:

https://www.asc.gov.tw/main_en/docDetail.aspx?uid=318&pid=318&docid=800
http://www.asc.gov.tw/upload/acd_att/ASC-AOR-17-05-001.pdf

Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation ASC-ASR-17-05-001 issued 2 May 2017 by ASC to APEX Flight Academy
Safety recommendation ASC-ASR-17-05-002 issued 2 May 2017 by ASC to APEX Flight Academy
Safety recommendation ASC-ASR-17-05-003 issued 2 May 2017 by ASC to APEX Flight Academy
Safety recommendation ASC-ASR-17-05-004 issued 2 May 2017 by ASC to APEX Flight Academy
Safety recommendation ASC-ASR-17-05-005 issued 2 May 2017 by ASC to APEX Flight Academy
Safety recommendation ASC-ASR-17-05-006 issued 2 May 2017 by ASC to APEX Flight Academy
Safety recommendation ASC-ASR-17-05-007 issued 2 May 2017 by ASC to CAA Taiwan
Safety recommendation ASC-ASR-17-05-008 issued 2 May 2017 by ASC to CAA Taiwan
Safety recommendation ASC-ASR-17-05-009 issued 2 May 2017 by ASC to CAA Taiwan


Revision history:

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02-May-2017 06:56 harro Added

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