NTSB Identification: SEA95LA042.
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Accident occurred Sunday, January 22, 1995 in SEATTLE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/18/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6605P
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
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DURING A SOLO INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT, THE PILOT WAS LANDING THE AIRPLANE WITH A FIVE TO TEN KNOT TAILWIND. THE PILOT DID NOT FLARE THE AIRPLANE BEFORE TOUCH DOWN AND THE AIRPLANE LANDED FLAT. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE AIRPLANE SLID TO A STOP.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT MISJUDGING THE FLARE. A FACTOR TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE TAILWIND. Full narrative available
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