NTSB Identification: LAX88LA132.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35815.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 15, 1988 in PRESCOTT, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172Q, registration: N918ER
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.

AT THE END OF A LOCAL SOLO INSTRUCTIONAL FLT, THE STUDENT PLT REPORTED THAT SHE WAS HAVING TROUBLE MAINTAINING RUNWAY ALIGNMENT WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH. ON TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT LANDED HARD AND BOUNCED THREE TIMES BEFORE THE PLT ADDED POWER TO GO-AROUND. THE FLAPS WERE RETRACTED AND THE ACFT SETTLED AND A FULL STOP WAS MADE. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS OF THE ACFT.

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..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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