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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223342
Last updated: 23 August 2020
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Date:23-MAY-2018
Time:14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22-108 Colt
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N4913Z
C/n / msn: 22-8499
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Start, LA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Start, LA (PVT)
Destination airport:Start, LA (PVT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot of the tailwheel-equipped airplane reported that, during landing on a grass airstrip, the airplane was close to an aerodynamic stall. He added that, during the landing, the airplane bounced multiple times, the propeller struck the ground, and the airplane then nosed over.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the right wing lift strut.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.



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


Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20180524X45947&key=1

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 10 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

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