NTSB Identification: CHI88LA181.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37644.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 31, 1988 in BELLEVILLE, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N69120
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.

DURING A SOLO INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PRACTICING TOUCH AND GOS, THE STUDENT PILOT EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF CONTROL WHEN THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED AFTER A HARD LANDING. THE PILOT FAILED TO PERFORM REMEDIAL ACTION AS THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED TO PORPOISE DOWN THE RUNWAY, EVENTUALLY COLLAPSING THE NOSE GEAR AND SKIDDING TO A STOP. THE FLIGHT WAS THE STUDENT'S THIRD SOLO FLIGHT.

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

FLARE..POOR..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


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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