NTSB Identification: CHI92LA157.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47460.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 21, 1992 in SOUTH BEND, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/29/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N6349G
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 STUDENT PILOT WAS ON A SOLO FLIGHT PRACTICING PATTERN WORK. HIS LANDING APPROACH WAS HIGH AND FAST, AND HE DOVE THE AIRCRAFT AT THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED ON THE NOSE WHEEL, SHEARING IT OFF, AND SKIDDED TO A STOP.

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

IMPROPER AIRCRAFT CONTROL BY THE PILOT.

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