Accident Diamond DA20-C1 N791MA,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 293799
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Date:Saturday 14 May 2005
Time:15:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DV20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Diamond DA20-C1
Registration: N791MA
MSN: C0291
Total airframe hrs:54 hours
Engine model:Teledyne Continental IO-240-B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Glendale, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Glendale Municipal Airport, AZ (KGEU)
Destination airport:Glendale Municipal Airport, AZ (KGEU)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The airplane landed hard, damaging the firewall. The pilot said that he reduced engine power to an idle setting, flared too high, and stalled the airplane. The nose landing gear impacted the runway and broke off damaging the firewall. The pilot reported a normal approach at 44 knots, with winds at 4 knots. The pilot noted no preimpact malfunctions or anomalies with the airplane or engine.

Probable Cause: the pilot's misjudged landing flare that resulted in a stall and hard landing.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: LAX05LA170
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 9 months
Download report: Final report



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