ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 298584
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Narrative:The pilot stated that at the conclusion of a solo cross-country flight, while on final approach over the runway he reduced power, maintained airspeed, and at "10 to 12 feet" above the runway he began the flare. When the airplane touched down the main landing gear hit hard, and the airplane then hit hard on the nose wheel, separating it from the airplane.
|Date:||Tuesday 21 August 2001|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Gadsden, Alabama -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||Bessemer Airport, AL (KEKY)|
|Destination airport:||Gadsden-Northeast Alabama Regional Airport, AL (GAD/KGAD)|
|Investigating agency: ||NTSB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
Probable Cause: the pilot misjudged the flare, resulting in a hard landing, and impact with the runway.
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|Investigating agency: ||NTSB |
|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||10 months|
|Download report: || Final report|
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