NTSB Identification: LAX00LA137.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, January 26, 2000 in OAKLAND, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/17/2001
Aircraft: Grumman American AG5B, registration: N228ER
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot was attempting to practice touch-and-go landings. During the landing attempt, the airplane began to bounce. The pilot said he thought the bouncing would settle down, and instead, it got worse to the point that it broke off the nose gear strut.

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

The inadvertent porpoise and improper remedial action of the pilot during the landing attempt.

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