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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211112
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S
Registration: N9520Z
C/n / msn: 172S11278
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:McKinney, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:McKinney, TX (TKI)
Destination airport:McKinney, TX (TKI)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The student pilot reported that, during the approach to land, the airplane was high, and as she descended, the airspeed increased. She added that, during the touchdown, the airplane bounced three times, and the nose landing gear collapsed.
The student pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The student pilotís improper approach and landing flare, which resulted in a porpoised landing.



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

Revision history:

16-May-2018 15:37 ASN Update Bot Added

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