Accident Univar Ercoupe N99811,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 292699
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Date:Tuesday 10 January 2006
Time:14:00 LT
Type:Univar Ercoupe
Registration: N99811
MSN: 2434
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Howell, Michigan -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Howell-Livingston County Spencer J. Hardy Airport, MI (KOZW)
Destination airport:Howell-Livingston County Spencer J. Hardy Airport, MI (KOZW)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The student pilot was practicing takeoffs and landings when the airplane bounced during the fourth landing attempt. The pilot lowered the nosewheel down onto the runway to maintain directional control; however, the airplane continued to bounce on the nosewheel. The nose landing gear strut collapsed and the airplane veered off the runway, impacting a ditch. The airplane sustained damage to the firewall and fuselage skin, resulting in substantial damage.

Probable Cause: The student pilot's improper landing flare and lack of total experience.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 6 months
Download report: Final report



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