NTSB Identification: LAX95LA205.
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Accident occurred Saturday, June 10, 1995 in COALINGA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/29/1996
Aircraft: CESSNA T210M, registration: N6048N
Injuries: 5 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT TOUCHED DOWN PRIOR TO MIDFIELD WITH FULL FLAPS AND POWER AT IDLE. THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO PORPOISE AND THE PILOT ADDED POWER TO CORRECT THE CONDITION. THE AIRCRAFT RAN OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY, ENCOUNTERED SOFT SOIL, AND THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

The pilot's improper landing flare and inadequate bounced landing recovery technique.

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