NTSB Identification: ATL07CA085.
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Accident occurred Sunday, May 27, 2007 in Summerville, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/30/2007
Aircraft: Robert J. Jackson RV6-A, registration: N955BJ
Injuries: 2 Serious.
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.
According to a witness, the pilot was on his second attempt to land following a go-around. On the accident landing, the airplane was about 60 feet above the runway, and appeared to the witness to be slow and "mushy." The airplane subsequently stalled, hit the runway hard, bounced twice, and nosed over. Examination of the airplane by an aviation mechanic and an FAA inspector, disclosed no preaccident mechanical anomalies.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's failure to maintain sufficient airspeed to avoid a stall during the landing flare, resulting in an uncontrolled descent and in-flight collision with the runway. Full narrative available
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