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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202075
Last updated: 25 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182Q
Owner/operator:West Houston Aero Club
Registration: N7608S
C/n / msn: 18265256
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Galveston, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Houston, TX (SGR)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
During the landing flare/touchdown, the pilot 'inadvertently allowed the nose of the airplane to descend to[o] low', the nose landing gear impacted the runway, and the nose landing gear tire 'exploded.' During final approach, the pilot observed the airspeed to be 'above normal landing speed.' He extended the flaps and reduced the power. The 205.6 hour private pilot had accumulated 9.5 hours flight time in the Cessna 182Q aircraft. He had flown the airplane 1 hour in the previous 30 days.
Probable Cause: The pilot's delayed landing flare of the aircraft. Factors were the excessive airspeed and the pilot's lack of experience in the make and model of aircraft.



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26-Nov-2017 10:55 ASN Update Bot Added

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