Monday, July 17, 2017

Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II, N82629: Accident occurred July 14, 2017 at Fort Worth Meacham International Airport (KFTW), Texas

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

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA419 
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, July 14, 2017 in Fort Worth, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/22/2017
Aircraft: PIPER PA28, registration: N82629
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 student pilot reported that, during the final landing of his solo flight, the airplane bounced and that he attempted to correct, but the propeller struck the ground. Subsequently, he stopped the airplane and was towed back to the ramp.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the firewall.

The student 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 student pilot’s improper landing flare, which resulted in a bounced landing and a propeller strike.

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

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

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

http://registry.faa.gov/N82629

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA419
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, July 14, 2017 in Fort Worth, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA28, registration: N82629
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 student pilot reported that, during the final landing of his solo flight, the airplane bounced and he attempted to correct, but the propeller struck the ground. Subsequently, he stopped the airplane and was towed back to the ramp.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the firewall.

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

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