NTSB Identification: ATL05CA093.
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Accident occurred Sunday, June 05, 2005 in Leasburg, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/13/2005
Aircraft: Allegro 2000, registration: N43536
Injuries: 2 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.
The airplane approached runway 33 with full flaps and the pilot stated he touched down "a little hard" and bounced, then touched down a second time. The left landing gear collapsed and the airplane veered off the left side of the runway and collided into small trees. Examination of the accident site revealed the airplane came to rest approximately 150 feet from where it touched down. Examination of the airplane revealed the left main landing gear collapsed, firewall bent, propeller damaged, cowling crushed and damage to the nose wheel strut and left wing.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's inadequate recovery from a bounced landing, resulting in a hard landing, and the subsequent on ground collision with trees. Full narrative available
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