ATR72-202, G-BWDA, 23 May 2006

ATR72-202, G-BWDA

Summary:

The aircraft bounced on touchdown due to insufficient landing flare being applied. In an attempt to cushion the second touchdown the co-pilot, who was the handling pilot, over pitched the aircraft, resulting in the tail bumper making contact with the runway surface. The co-pilot was relatively inexperienced and could not recall ever having received formal instruction in recovery techniques for bounced landings.

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