NTSB Identification: FTW96LA376.
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Accident occurred Thursday, September 05, 1996 in BOULDER, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/21/1997
Aircraft: Cessna 150M, registration: N704QR
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.

During a touch-and-go landing on a student solo training flight, the aircraft touched down on the nose landing gear, then bounced. The second touch down was also on the nose gear, which collapsed. The aircraft then slid to a stop on the runway. The student pilot said this was his first solo in a Cessna 150. His previous solo was in a Cessna 152.

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

an improper flare by the student pilot, and his improper recovery from a bounced landing. A factor relating to the accident was: the student pilot's lack of experience in the type (model) of aircraft.

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