Preliminary Accident Reports

May 2002 Issue

February 18, Englewood, Colo. / Beech Bonanza

At 1148 mountain time, a Beech B36TC suffered a collapsed nosewheel after landing at Centennial Airport. The pilot and his passenger were not injured. The pilot said his landing approach was “a little fast, a little high,” so he retarded the throttle and flared. The airplane struck the runway “hard” and bounced, breaking off the nose landing gear and sending the airplane off the runway and into runway lights....

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