NTSB Identification: FTW02TA007.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, October 03, 2001 in Houma, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/20/2002
Aircraft: Cessna A185F, registration: N727
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot was landing the amphibian airplane on a hard surface runway when he "flared too high and made a hard landing." One of the airplane's fuselage bulkheads sustained structural damage.

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

the pilot's high flare, which resulted in a hard landing.

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