NTSB Identification: LAX92LA011.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 45544.
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 09, 1991 in VAN NUYS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/08/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6211Q
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 PILOT HAD LOGGED 4 HOURS AS PILOT IN COMMAND SINCE BEING ENDORSED FOR SOLO FLYING 6 DAYS BEFORE THE ACCIDENT FLIGHT. DURING THE ACCIDENT FLIGHT HE PERFORMED 6 TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS. DURING THE 7TH LANDING THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN HARD. THE NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY BUCKLED AND THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER.

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

THE STUDENT PILOT'S IMPROPER LANDING FLARE WHICH RESULTED IN A HARD LANDING AND THE BUCKLING OF THE AIRPLANE'S NOSE GEAR.

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