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N9145L accident description

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Crash location 35.511667°N, 92.012778°W
Nearest city Heber Springs, AR
35.491468°N, 92.031260°W
1.7 miles away
Tail number N9145L
Accident date 25 Jul 2012
Aircraft type Mooney M20M
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot reported that he flared too high and the airplane landed hard and bounced. The airplane subsequently stalled and the left wing dropped. After impact, the airplane veered off the left side of the runway and skidded down an embankment. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the wing and fuselage. The pilot reported that there was no mechanical malfunction or failure prior to the accident.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's improper flare, which led to a bounced landing and a subsequent loss of control.

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