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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205778
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172H
Registration: N2484L
C/n / msn: 17255684
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Phillipsburg, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Gallipolis, OH (KGAS)
Destination airport:Phillipsburg, OH (K3I7)
Investigating agency: NTSB
During the final approach to the runway, the pilot flared too high. He stated that as he released back pressure on the flight controls and added power, the nose of the airplane dropped and hit the runway hard. An examination of the airplane revealed that the firewall was wrinkled. The pilot stated that there were no mechanical anomalies or malfunctions that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilotís improper flare, which resulted in a hard landing.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 years and 5 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

07-Feb-2018 13:49 ASN Update Bot Added

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