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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19642
Last updated: 16 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172 Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Tyndall AFB Aero Club
Registration: N64218
C/n / msn: 17275536
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Tyndal Air Force Base, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Tallahassee, FL (KTLH)
Destination airport:Tyndall AFB, FL (KPAM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The student pilot was landing at the conclusion of a cross-country solo flight. During the landing flare/touchdown, the airplane landed hard and bounced. The airspeed dissipated, and the airplane touched down again and bounced several times. The nose wheel landing gear strut and wheel separated from the fuselage, and the propeller struck the runway.
Probable Cause: The pilot's misjudged flare and subsequent hard landing, and her inadequate recovery from a bounced landing.



Revision history:

20-May-2008 13:14 Fusko Added
21-Dec-2016 19:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:16 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
03-Dec-2017 10:44 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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