NTSB Identification: LAX06CA297.
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Accident occurred Sunday, September 17, 2006 in Temecula, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/28/2006
Aircraft: Mooney M20J, registration: N1157N
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 pilot reported that during a normal approach to land he failed to flare the airplane and subsequently made a hard landing. The pilot stated that the airplane and engine had no mechanical failures or malfunctions during the flight.

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

The pilot's failure to flare that resulted in a hard landing.

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