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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207622
Last updated: 25 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S
Owner/operator:Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Inc
Registration: N452ER
C/n / msn: 172S11586
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Daytona Beach, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Tallahassee, FL (TLH)
Destination airport:Daytona Beach, FL (DAB)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The director of aviation safety at the flight school reported that the airplane received substantial damage to the fuselage after a hard landing. Four days before finding the damage, the airplane had been used by the accident pilot for a flight toward his commercial training. After completing the training flight, no discrepancies were declared.
Data from the airplane’s flight data management unit showed that the airplane landed flat on the runway, which resulted in subsequent bounces.
The director of aviation safety of the flight school reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.
The automated weather observation system at the accident airport reported that, about the time of the accident, the wind was from 280° at 3 knots. The pilot landed on runway 25R.

Probable Cause: The pilot’s improper landing flare, which resulted in a hard, bounced landing.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

15-Mar-2018 20:12 ASN Update Bot Added

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