Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary ERA21LA301

Rochester, NY, USA

Aircraft #1




According to the pilot, he was too fast on his final approach to land. He bounced hard multiple times before he finally landed. He then taxied to the fixed base operator on the field. Examination of the airplane by a Federal Aviation Administration Inspector revealed that the propeller tips, firewall, forward fuselage, and cabin floor were substantially damaged.

Probable Cause and Findings

The pilot’s excessive speed and improper landing flare which resulted in abnormal runway contact, porpoising, and substantial damage.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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