NYC95LA057
NYC95LA057

On February 20, 1995, at about 1630 eastern standard time, a Beech C23, N9795L, piloted by Richard A. Bennett, collided with the terrain while landing at Warwick, New York. The pilot received minor injuries, and the passenger was not injured. The airplane was destroyed. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan had been filed. The flight was being conducted under 14 CFR 91.

According to the pilot's statement on the NTSB Form 6120.1/2, he was "attempting a simulated engine-out" landing to runway 21. The pilot wrote:

I found myself to the right of the center of the runway and as I attempted to correct, my left wing caught the top of some bushes that were short of the runway.

The nose gear was damaged and the right main gear separated during the impact sequence. The airplane bounced onto the runway.

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