NTSB Identification: CHI88LA182.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37645.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 31, 1988 in FLINT, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N2539G
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.

WHILE ON A SOLO INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT FOR THE PURPOSE OF PRACTICING TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS, THE STUDENT PILOT EXECUTED A HARD LANDING. THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED; WHEN IT TOUCHED DOWN AGAIN, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE AIRCRAFT SKIDDED TO A STOP ON THE RUNWAY.

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

FLARE..INADEQUATE..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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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