Serious incident Cessna 500 Citation I N25, Friday 20 January 1984
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Date:Friday 20 January 1984
Time:09:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 500 Citation I
Owner/operator:FAA
Registration: N25
MSN: 500-0084
Total airframe hrs:4897 hours
Engine model:P&W JT15D-1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Yakima, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Seattle Bfi, WA (KBFI)
Destination airport:Yakima, WA (KYKM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
THE ACFT MADE A HARD LANDING WHILE ON A TRAINING FLT. ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTOR PLT, 'DURING THE LANDING FLARE, WE WERE DESCENDING VERY GRADUALLY AS THE AIRSPEED CONTINUED TO DISSIPATE.' LATE IN THE FLARE THE ANGLE OF ATTACK INDICATOR WAS APPROACHING THE STALL RANGE, THE ACFT STALLED AS EVIDENCED BY A SHARP & SUDDEN AIRFRAME BUFFET. ALMOST IMMEDIATELY THE MAIN GEAR CONTACTED THE RWY WITH THE ACFT IN A NOSE HIGH, WINGS LEVEL ATTITUDE. AT THE TIME OF THE INCIDENT, THE LEADING EDGE OF THE WINGS & TAIL STRUCTURE HAD CLEAR & RIME ICE ABT 1/8 IN THICK. THE TEMP WAS 24 DEG F.

Probable Cause:

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: SEA84IA042
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB SEA84IA042

Location

Revision history:

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