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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201991
Last updated: 25 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180
Registration: N8923J
C/n / msn: 282940
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Myerstown, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:9D4
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
According to the student pilot, while landing on runway 1, the airplane ballooned and landed on it's nose gear. The nose gear collapsed, and the airplane veered off the runway. Examination of the wreckage did not reveal any pre-impact abnormalities of the airframe or engine. Winds reported at an airport about 19 miles east of the accident site, were from 270 degrees at 5 knots.
Probable Cause: The student pilot's improper flare which resulted in a hard landing.



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26-Nov-2017 10:01 ASN Update Bot Added

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