NTSB Identification: LAX94LA215.
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Accident occurred Friday, April 22, 1994 in SEDONA, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/03/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N2946E
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE CFI STATED THAT HE WAS DEMONSTRATING A SHORT FIELD LANDING TO HIS STUDENT ON RUNWAY 3 WITH A KNOWN TAILWIND COMPONENT OF 6-10 KTS. DURING FLARE THE EXPECTED GROUND EFFECT CUSHION WAS NOT EVIDENT, AND THE AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD DAMAGING THE FIREWALL.

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

THE CFI'S IMPROPER LEVEL OFF DURING LANDING. THE TAILWIND WAS A FACTOR.

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