NTSB Identification: CHI97LA071.
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Accident occurred Saturday, February 22, 1997 in POINT LOOKOUT, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/15/2000
Aircraft: Cessna 152, registration: N46865
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 the student pilot's second solo landing, the airplane bounced off of the runway and began turning toward the left. The student pilot applied full power but did not retract the flaps. The airplane climbed steeply toward the left. The student pilot said that the stall warning was buzzing but the airplane continued to climb over the hangar below. The airplane rolled inverted and impacted the terrain.

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

the student pilot failed to maintain adequate airspeed and encountered a stall. The factors involved were raising the flaps was not performed, directional control was not maintained and recovery from bounced landing was improper.

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