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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 242774
Last updated: 23 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R
Owner/operator:L-A Pilots Club Llc
Registration: N722SA
C/n / msn: 17280026
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Auburn, ME -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Auburn, ME (LEW)
Destination airport:Auburn, ME (LEW)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The solo student pilot reported that, during the landing flare, the airplane floated, and she believed that she intuitively released back pressure to get the airplane to land. Subsequently, the nose landing gear impacted the runway first and collapsed, which resulted in substantial damage to the fuselage and firewall. The student pilot reported there were no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.




Revision history:

23-Sep-2020 12:00 ASN Update Bot Added

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