NTSB Identification: CEN14CA242
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, April 19, 2014 in Huron, SD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/05/2014
Aircraft: CESSNA 170A, registration: N9285A
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 indicated that the airplane landed hard and the right main landing gear collapsed. Images of the airplane revealed substantial fuselage deformation damage above the landing gear. The pilot indicated that there were no airplane mechanical malfunctions in reference to the flight.

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

The pilot's inadequate flare resulting in a hard landing.

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