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N13151 accident description

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Crash location 42.583889°N, 70.909722°W
Nearest city Beverly, MA
42.558428°N, 70.880049°W
2.3 miles away
Tail number N13151
Accident date 15 Jul 2007
Aircraft type Cessna 172S
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot stated that during the landing flare at the Beverly Municipal Airport, Beverly, Massachusetts, he "got hit with a gust of wind" when he touched down. He also stated that the airplane porpoised, landed hard on the nose wheel, and the nose gear collapsed.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's improper flare, which resulted in a hard landing and nose gear collapse. A contributing factor was the wind gust.

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