NTSB Identification: CHI88LA066.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35135.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 21, 1988 in SPRINGFIELD, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N18225
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 AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED A HARD LANDING FOLLOWED BY COLLAPSE OF THE NOSE GEAR. THE STUDENT PILOT STATED THAT HE BOUNCED ON HIS FIRST ATTEMPT TO LAND AND THE SECOND TOUCHDOWN WAS NOSE FIRST WHICH RESULTED IN THE COLLAPSE OF THE NOSE GEAR.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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