Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2010 Issue

July 7, 2010, Albuquerque, N.M., Cessna 206

The pilot was practicing landings. On the third landing attempt, the pilot had about 25 degrees of flaps selected because he recognized he was higher and closer to the runway than normal. He felt he was stabilized on final at about 85 knots by mid-final. He flared and touched down lightly, but the airplane bounced slightly and floated one to two feet above the runway.

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