NTSB Identification: NYC88LA172.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38701.
Accident occurred Monday, July 18, 1988 in MASSENA, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/24/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N704HT
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 STUDENT PILOT ON A CROSSCOUNTRY FLIGHT TO MASSENA, NEW YORK STATED THAT DURING THE LANDING APPROACH HE FELT THAT HE WAS TOO LOW AND WHEN HE TRIED TO CORRECT, THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED. ON THE SECOND TOUCHDOWN THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE AIRCRAFT SLID OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY INCURRING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

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