Aircraft Incident/Accident Report

Kenmare, North Dakota 58746
Thursday, November 4, 2010 17:45 CDT

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
The pilot reported that he applied full flaps while on final approach to land in a farm field. He did not flare quickly enough prior to touchdown and the airplane bounced twice. The nose gear collapsed and the airplane nosed over, sustaining substantial damage to the firewall and wings. The pilot reported no mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
The pilot's inadequate landing flare and recovery from a bounced landing.
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date11/4/2010 
Event Day of the WeekThursday 
Time of Event1745 
Event Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time 
Event CityKenmare 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site58746 
Event Date Year2010 
Event Date Month11 
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude484622N 
Event Location Longitude1020212W 
Event Location Airport-- 
Event Location Nearest Airport ID-- 
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOff Airport/Airstrip 
Distance from airport in statute miles-- 
Degrees magnetic from airport-- 
Airport Elevation-- 
Weather Briefing Completeness-- 
Investigator's weather sourceWeather Observation Facility 
Time of the weather observation1754 Central Daylight Time 
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)44 
Weather Observation Facility IDMOT 
Elevation of weather observation facility1716 
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)140 
Time Zone of the weather observationCDT 
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height-- 
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height-- 
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsClear 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingNone 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)-- 
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)-- 
Visibility (Statute Miles) 10 
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)-- 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)-- 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)-- 
Variable Wind IndicatorVariable 
Wind Speed (knots)-- 
Wind Velocity Indicator Light and Variable 
Wind Gust IndicatorNot Gusting 
Wind Gust (knots) -- 
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) -- 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of Precipitation-- 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryMinor 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries-- 
On Ground, Minor Injuries-- 
On Ground, Serious Injuries-- 
Injury Total Fatal-- 
Injury Total Minor
Injury Total None-- 
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)27804 
NTSB Notification SourceFAA-AGL-ROC  
NTSB Notification Date-- 
NTSB Notification Time-- 
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information-- 
Date of most recent change to recordFeb 1 2011 12:14PM 
User who most recently changed recordandj 
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN23099 
NTSB NumberCEN11CA056 
Missing Aircraft Indicator-- 
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedNone 
Flight plan Was Activated?No 
Aircraft FireNone 
Aircraft Explosion-- 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameCESSNA 
Aircraft Model150H 
Aircraft Series Identifier-- 
Aircraft Serial Number15068724 
Certified Max Gross Weight1600 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration Class-- 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionAnnual 
Date of Last InspectionMay 20 2010 12:00AM 
Airframe hours since last inspection
Airframe Hours3625 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedNo 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteUnknown 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner NameHANSON LYLE 
Aircraft Owner Street Address-- 
Aircraft Owner CityKENMARE 
Aircraft Owner StateND 
Aircraft Owner CountryUSA  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode58746-8922 
Operator is an individual?No 
Operator NameHANSON LYLE 
Operator Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Street Address-- 
Operator CityKENMARE 
Operator StateND 
Operator CountryUSA  
Operator Zip code58746-8922 
Operator Code-- 
Owner has at least one certificateNone 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 Operation-- 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Personal 
Second Pilot on BoardNo 
Departure Point Same as EventYes 
Departure Airport Code-- 
Departure CityKenmare 
Departure StateND 
Departure CountryUSA 
Departure Time1700 
Departure Time ZoneCDT 
Destination Same as Local Fltcrash at destination city 
Destination Airport Code-- 
Destination CityKenmare 
Destination StateND 
Destination CountryUSA 
Specific Phase of Flight-- 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordDec 1 2010 10:38AM 
User who most recently changed recordsulp 
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and LocationN/A 
Runway Length-- 
Runway Width-- 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--