NTSB Identification: CHI96LA341.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, September 17, 1996 in LAKEVILLE, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/23/1997
Aircraft: Cessna 152, registration: N757PC
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The solo student pilot stated he was too high during the landing flare so he added power to go-around. He then decided not to go- around at which time the airplane landed hard on the runway. The airplane bounced and veered right prior to touching down again. The airplane came to a stop in the grass off the right side of the runway.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the student pilot misjudged the landing flare which resulted in the hard landing.

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