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
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N99811
MSN: 2434
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Howell, Michigan -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
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
Narrative:
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:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 6 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB CHI06LA281

Revision history:

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