NTSB Identification: CHI90LA215.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42207.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 05, 1990 in CAHOKIA, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757UX
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 SOLO STUDENT PILOT WAS RETURNING FROM A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT. THE STUDENT PILOT REPORTED THAT THE AIRPLANE INITIALLY TOUCHED DOWN ON THE MAIN LANDING GEAR AND BOUNCED BACK INTO THE AIR. CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE WAS REGAINED AND DURING THE SECOND TOUCHDOWN, THE AIRPLANE SETTLED ONTO ITS NOSE WITH THE NOSEGEAR BEING COLLAPSED.

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

IMPROPER FLARE AND IMPROPER RECOVERY FROM A BOUNCED LANDING.

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