NTSB Identification: NYC04CA164.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, June 30, 2004 in Stevensville, MD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/29/2004
Aircraft: Cessna 172S, registration: N421RW
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

While landing on runway 11, the pilot's flare was insufficient, which resulted in a hard touch down. The airplane then bounced once, and touched down hard a second time, on the nose gear.

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

The pilot's improper flare during touch down, which resulted in a hard landing.

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