Accident Just Highlander N61148,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169273
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Date:Wednesday 27 August 2014
Type:Just Highlander
Owner/operator:Bertagna John
Registration: N61148
MSN: JA2890213
Year of manufacture:2014
Engine model:Rotax 912ULS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bert's Airport (PS38), Birdsboro, Pennsylvania -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Birdsboro, PA (PS38)
Destination airport:Birdsboro, PA (PS38)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
According to the pilot, he taxied to the active runway for takeoff. The takeoff was normal and he turned downwind for a practice landing. During the landing flare the airplane "bounced," and power was added in an attempt to perform a go-around. The airplane "stalled" and impacted the runway resulting in a post-crash fire that destroyed the airplane. The pilot did not report any mechanical anomalies that would have precluded normal operation prior to the accident.
Probable Cause: The pilot's improper landing flare and recovery from a bounced landing resulting in loss of aircraft control.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: ERA14CA410
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


FAA register:


Revision history:

28-Aug-2014 17:15 gerard57 Added
29-Aug-2014 01:13 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
30-Nov-2017 19:01 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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