NTSB Identification: FTW97LA318.
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Accident occurred Monday, August 18, 1997 in ROCK SPRINGS, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/02/1998
Aircraft: Cessna 175, registration: N7518M
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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The student pilot was practicing touch and go landings with an instructor. He made a no-flap, steep landing approach at low airspeed. He was slow in flaring the airplane. The instructor took control, but not before the airplane made a hard landing.

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

The delayed landing flare by both student pilot and flight instructor, and the flight instructor's inadequate supervision of the student. Factors were the no flap steep approach at low airspeed.

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