NTSB Identification: FTW97LA164.
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Accident occurred Monday, April 21, 1997 in NORMAN, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1999
Aircraft: Cessna 150F, registration: N3101X
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
The airplane was involved in a hard landing, and according to the pilot while over the touchdown zone in ground effect, a sudden and dramatic increase in sink rate occurred. The pilot increased the throttle, 'but due to the proximity to the runway even though the sink rate appeared to decrease, the aircraft contacted the runway on the landing gear.'
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: Improper flare. Full narrative available
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