MIA97LA170
MIA97LA170

On May 19, 1997, about 1050 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 150F, N102HA, registered to Huffman Aviation, Inc., experienced a hard landing at the Venice Municipal Airport, Venice, Florida. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed for the 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight. The airplane was substantially damaged and the private-rated pilot, the sole occupant, was not injured. The flight originated about 1020 from the Venice Airport.

The pilot stated that after departure he performed airwork then returned to the airport where he performed two touch-and-go landings. During the third approach he allowed the airplane to become too low and slow and only applied partial power. The airplane stalled, descended, and impacted the runway nose and left wing low. The airplane then veered off the runway and collided with a runway light. The pilot further stated that there was no flight control or engine preimpact failure or malfunction.

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