On March 18, 1994, at 0810 central standard time, a Cessna 172M, N6654H, was substantially damaged during landing near Flippin, Arkansas. The student pilot was not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the solo instructional flight. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
In his Pilot/Operator Report and in an interview with a Federal Aviation Administration inspector, the pilot stated that on approach he initiated the flare too high and "stalled above the runway." The stall resulted in a "hard landing" damaging the airframe and fire wall.