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Last updated: 20 June 2018
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:vendredi 4 août 2017
Heure:13:00
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Compagnie:Kapowsin Air Sports
Immatriculation: N9829B
Numéro de série: 208B-0116
Année de Fabrication: 1988
Moteurs: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42A
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Lieu de l'accident:Mulino State Airport, OR (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Parachutage
Aéroport de départ:Mulino State Airport, OR, Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Mulino State Airport, OR, Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Détails:
The pilot was conducting parachute jump operations in the vicinity of the airport. After climbing to altitude, he released his jumpers and returned to land on runway 32. The pilot reported that during the landing flare, the airplane struck the runway, nose wheel first. He added that the airplane bounced, floated down the runway, then settled to the right of the runway.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the engine mount and right elevator.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's improper landing flare, which resulted in a bounced landing."

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 235 days (8 months)
Accident number: GAA17CA490
Download report: Summary report

Sources:
» NTSB


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