Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; St. Louis, Missouri
Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf
Docket And Docket Items - National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms
Eight Zero Nine Corp LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N56809
NTSB Identification: GAA17CA120
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, November 27, 2016 in St. Louis, MO
Aircraft: PIPER PA28, registration: N56809
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.
The solo student pilot reported that during landing "the airplane bounced a couple times" and the propeller struck the runway. The student pilot further reported that he taxied to the ramp without further incident.
During a postaccident examination, substantial damage was found to the engine mounts and fuselage.
The student pilot did not report any preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.