Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Cessna R182 Skylane RG, N855SP: Accident occurred October 29, 2016 at Llano Municipal Airport (KAQO), and Incident occurred July 27, 2014 at Georgetown Municipal Airport (KGTU), Texas

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Austin, Texas

Aviation Accident Final Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms


Aviation Accident Data Summary - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf 

Registered Owner: Hurd Aviation LLC
Operator Does Business As: Genesis Flight Academy

http://registry.faa.gov/N855SP

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA289
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Llano, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/20/2017
Aircraft: CESSNA R182, registration: N855SP
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 pilot reported that, during the landing, “the nose dropped suddenly,” and the airplane “bounced” on the runway. Subsequently, the propeller struck the ground.
A postaccident examination revealed that the airplane had sustained substantial damage to the firewall.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows:

The pilot’s improper landing flare, which resulted in a bounced landing.

Incident occurred July 27, 2014 at Georgetown Municipal Airport (KGTU), Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; San Antonio, Texas 

Aircraft landed gear up.

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