On August 21, 2000, at 1600 zulu, a Beech 55, N1704W, was substantially damaged during a hard landing at the Sydney Airport, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. The pilot and passenger were not injured. The 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight was operating in visual meteorological conditions. The flight originated from Bangor, Maine, at 1415 zulu.

The pilot reported the accident to the NTSB. He stated the airplane touched down hard on runway 25 and porpoised several times prior to coming to rest.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Canadian Government. Any further information may be obtained from:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada Place du Centre 200 Promenade du Portage 4th Floor Hull, Quebec Canada K1A 1K8

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by the pilot.

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