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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69859
Last updated: 7 April 2019
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Date:04-JUN-1994
Time:19:00
Type:Grob G103 Twin Astir
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N5462N
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Wellington, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Wellington, CO
Destination airport:Wellington, CO
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT OPENED THE SPOILERS HALFWAY ON BASE LEG, THEN OPENED THEM FULLY ON FINAL APPROACH. AS HE FLARED FOR LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN 'SOONER THAN IT SHOULD HAVE' AND BOUNCED. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO RECOVER BY RETRACTING THE SPOILERS TO THE HALFWAY POSITION AND REDUCING THE NOSE UP ATTITUDE. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD ON ITS NOSEWHEEL AND THE PILOT SAID HE 'TEMPORARILY LOST CONTROL.'

Sources:

NTSB Identification: FTW94LA196


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Nov-2009 10:57 DColclasure Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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