On June 11, 1996, at 1825 central daylight time, a Beech BE-23, N2398L, registered to and operated by a private owner sustained substantial damage during a hard landing near Weiner, Arkansas. The private pilot and his two passengers were not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the local flight. A flight plan was not filed for the Title 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight that originated near Jonesboro, Arkansas. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot told an FAA inspector that he was conducting a landing to runway 19 at the Sally Wofford Airport in Weiner, Arkansas, and flared the airplane prematurely resulting in a hard landing. As a result of the hard landing, the right main landing gear broke off and impacted the aft fuselage.