Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary WPR22LA175

Phoenix, AZ, USA

Aircraft #1




The pilot-rated student reported that, while landing, the airplane landed hard and bounced twice. The instructor then told the pilot to perform a go-around. The pilot applied full power but was unable to control the airplane and decided to turn over the controls to the flight instructor. According to the pilot, the instructor was able to land safely after declaring an emergency. The stabilator, right wing and aileron were substantially damaged.

Probable Cause and Findings

The pilot's improper landing flare and the flight instructor’s delayed remedial action.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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