NTSB Identification: LAX90LA307.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43480.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 28, 1990 in FRESNO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/23/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q, registration: N759XD
Injuries: 3 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 SAID THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN PORPOISING WHEN SHE FLARED FOR LANDING. THE AIRCRAFT HIT THE NOSE WHEEL HARD ON THE RUNWAY SEVERAL TIMES. THE PILOT SAID SHE WAS ABLE TO AFFECT A GO AROUND AND LANDED ON THE SECOND APPROACH. AFTER THE LANDING, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED ON FINAL APPROACH, RESULTING IN A STALL AND A PORPOISE ON LANDING.

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