Thursday, March 25, 2021

Cessna 207A, N9177M: Incident occurred March 24, 2021 at Laredo International Airport (KLRD), Webb County, Texas



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

Aircraft landed hard, bounced and nose gear collapsed. 

Aircraft Guaranty Corporation  Trustee 


Date: 24-MAR-21
Time: 17:19:00Z
Regis#: N9177M
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 207
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: LAREDO
State: TEXAS

LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - It was a terrifying moment for several passengers who were on board a small aircraft after it made a rough landing.

The incident happened on Wednesday at a little afternoon at the Laredo International Airport.

The Airport Police Department called the Aircraft Rescue Firefighting unit who shortly after responded to the scene.

Fortunately, all six passengers were uninjured and refused medical treatment.

1 comment:

  1. A former military airfield. I learned how to fly out of an Air Force base aero club for military and civilian employees and their immediate family members. When I had my first landing with my instructor at a small airport I could not believe how skinny the runway appeared at first to my eyes. But of course that adjustment didn't take long. Wonder what happened here. Maybe the pilot wasn't used to the large airfield 150' wide runway and had a flare optics misjudgement resulting in a bounce oscillation?

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