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N7445E accident description

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Crash location 44.991944°N, 92.853611°W
Reported location is a long distance from the NTSB's reported nearest city. This often means that the location has a typo, or is incorrect.
Nearest city St. Paul, MN
44.953081°N, 93.110676°W
12.8 miles away
Tail number N7445E
Accident date 01 Sep 2003
Aircraft type Cessna 210
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

On September 1, 2003, at 1400 central daylight time, a Cessna 210, N7445E, owned and piloted by a private pilot, experienced a hard landing on runway 14 (2,850 feet by 75 feet, asphalt) at the Lake Elmo Airport (21D), St. Paul, Minnesota. The pilot was not injured. The airplane was substantially damaged. The 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight was operating in visual meteorological conditions without a flight plan. The flight originated from 21D, at 1300.

According to the pilot's written statement, he was practicing takeoffs and landings for his biennial flight review. The pilot stated he made a steep approach on his eighth landing. The pilot reported that the airplane landed "pretty hard" and blew out the front tire resulting in damage to the nose gear and firewall.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot in command performing an improper flare.

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