NTSB Identification: CHI88LA176.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38405.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 27, 1988 in CARBON, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/04/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N6818A
Injuries: 1 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 PILOT REPORTED THAT HE FLARED TOO ABRUPTLY, RESULTING IN A NOSE-HIGH STALL AT 15 FEET AND SUBSEQUENT HARD LANDING. THE PILOT HAD RECENTLY PURCHASED THE AIRCRAFT. THIS WAS THE FIRST FLIGHT TO THE PRIVATE AIRSTRIP HE HAD BUILT HIMSELF.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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