NTSB Identification: ATL02LA090.
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Accident occurred Monday, April 29, 2002 in Locust Grove, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/20/2002
Aircraft: Cessna 177, registration: N2809X
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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The airplane impacted the runway during an aborted takeoff. According to the pilot, during the takeoff, he experienced gusty wind conditions and decided to abort the take-off. The airplane landed hard on the runway surface, and was damaged.

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

The pilot improper flare during an aborted takeoff, followed by an subsequent hard landing.

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