On November 24, 2005, about 0915 mountain standard time, a Beech C23, N6005X, made a hard landing at Holbrook Municipal Airport, Holbrook, Arizona. The student pilot operated the airplane under the provisions of 14 CFR Part 91. The certified flight instructor (CFI) and the student pilot were not injured; the airplane sustained substantial damage. The local instructional flight departed from Holbrook Airport about 0900. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan had been filed. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
In a written statement to the National Transportation Safety Board, the CFI stated he and the student pilot were performing a touch-and-go at the time of the accident. About 10-15 feet above the runway the student made an abrupt pitch change, stalled the airplane, and made a hard landing. The left main landing gear broke and the tail of the aircraft was damaged.