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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201991
Last updated: 25 September 2020
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Date:27-FEB-1999
Time:09:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-180
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N8923J
C/n / msn: 282940
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Myerstown, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:9D4
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001205X00239&key=1


Revision history:

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