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Report on air accident at Stord airport Sørstokken 20 October 2017 with Cessna Aircraft Company 182N, LN-DBY

The aircraft was used for familiarization training where a pilot with the help of an instructor exercised flying with LN-DBY. During the flight, landing patterns were flown at Sørstokken where a simulated engine failure was performed on one of the landing patterns. The sink rate became high during the last part of the approach which resulted in a hard landing. The nose wheel leg snapped and the propeller was damaged after contacting the runway. Both on board were uninjured after the incident.

This report is in Norwegian only.

No safety recommendation is issued in connection with this investigation.


Location Stord airport Sørstokken, Norway
Occurrence date 20.10.2017
ICAO Location indicator ENSO
Aircraft Cessna 182 Skylane
Operator Bergen fallskjermklubb
Registration LN-DBY
Meteorological conditions VMC
County Hordaland
Type of occurrence Accident
Type of operation Training
Category of operation Light, aeroplane (< 5 700kg)
Aircraft category Landplane, Single-engine, Piston engine

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