NTSB Identification: CHI05CA270.
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Accident occurred Sunday, September 18, 2005 in Waukesha, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/31/2006
Aircraft: Cessna 182S, registration: N5467C
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.

The airplane sustained substantial damage during a hard landing. The pilot reported that the "airplane nose suddenly slammed to the runway." He reported no mechanical failures or malfunctions. The recorded winds were 30-40 degrees off of runway heading at 8 knots.

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

The misjudged flare by the pilot.

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