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N738AJ accident description

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Crash location 42.190277°N, 122.660556°W
Nearest city Ashland, OR
42.194576°N, 122.709477°W
2.5 miles away
Tail number N738AJ
Accident date 25 Jul 2012
Aircraft type Cessna 172N
Additional details: None
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NTSB Factual Report

The student pilot said that she was practicing short-field landings. On her third landing, she flared too early and landed hard. The airplane bounced and porpoised, which bent and wrinkled the lower half of the firewall.

NTSB Probable Cause

The student pilot's improper flare, which resulted in a hard landing.

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