LAX04CA252
LAX04CA252

On June 29, 2004, at 1100 mountain daylight time, a Bellanca 7KCAB, N8717V, collided with the ground during the landing roll at Casa Grande, Arizona. The airline transport pilot/owner was operating the airplane under the provisions of 14 CFR Part 91. The pilot and single passenger were not injured, and the airplane sustained substantial damaged. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and a visual flight plan had been filed. The flight originated at Blythe, California, about 1005.

The pilot told the National Transportation Safety Board Investigator that his approach to Casa Grande was normal. During the landing touchdown, the airplane bounced and the pilot attempted to salvage the landing. He said that he either overcontrolled the airplane or hit a brake. The plane veered off the runway, and spun around to the right striking the left wing tip on the ground and separating the left wheel.

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