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N758TT accident description

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Crash location 45.430556°N, 122.241944°W
Nearest city Sandy, OR
45.397343°N, 122.261476°W
2.5 miles away
Tail number N758TT
Accident date 24 Jul 2011
Aircraft type Cessna R172K
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot reported that he was landing on a turf airstrip when the accident occurred. Due to trees on the approach end of the runway, the airplane's approach angle was steep. During the flare, the airplane landed hard on the nose gear, resulting in damage to the firewall. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation. This accident was reported to the NTSB on August 4, 2011.

NTSB Probable Cause

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

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