Monday, June 12, 2017

Piper PA-28-181, N9763K, Bahia Aviation LLC: Accident occurred June 10, 2017 at Hartford-Brainard Airport (KHFD), Hartford, Connecticut

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Enfield, Connecticut

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Bahia Aviation LLC:

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA345
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Hartford, CT
Aircraft: PIPER PA28, registration: N9763K
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 airplane bounced. She added that she attempted to correct, but the propeller struck the runway. The pilot taxied the airplane to the ramp without further incident.

The airplane 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.

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