NTSB Identification: CHI92LA278.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47182.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 15, 1992 in YIPSLANTI, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N96593
Injuries: 4 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 PILOT STATED HE WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND THE AIRPLANE. HE SAID THE AIRPLANE WAS FLYING ABOUT TEN FEET ABOVE THE RUNWAY, AND 1,000 FEET FROM THE NUMBERS, WHEN THE '...WHEELS HIT THE RUNWAY.' THE AIRPLANE PORPOISED THREE TO FOUR TIMES BEFORE COMING TO A STOP WITH A PARTIALLY COLLAPSED NOSE GEAR. THE PILOT STATED HE HAD TWO HOURS OF DUAL INSTRUCTION DURING THE CHECKOUT IN THE ACCIDENT AIRPLANE. THE PILOT STATED HE COULD NOT RECALL IF HE HAD RECEIVED TRAINING IN RECOVERIES FROM BAD LANDINGS DURING THE CHECKOUT. HE SAID HIS LOGBOOK DID NOT SHOW THE TRAINING.

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

THE PILOT'S PREMATURE FLARE DURING LANDING AND NOT PERFORMING A RECOVERY FROM A BOUNCED LANDING.

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