Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary WPR21LA346

Palouse, WA, USA

Aircraft #1




The pilot reported that, during the first landing for the instrument proficiency check flight, a go-around was initiated. During the second landing attempt, at an airspeed of 70 knots, the airplane touched down and bounced. The airplane bounced multiple times as it continued down the runway and subsequently nosed over resulting in substantial damage to the wings and vertical stabilizer. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause and Findings

The pilot's improper landing flare, which resulted in a bounced landing and subsequent nose over.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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