NTSB Identification: SEA88LA162.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36941.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 23, 1988 in SEATTLE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6419M
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.

STUDENT PILOT EXECUTED IMPROPER FLARE RESULTING IN HARD LANDING. THIS WAS A SOLO FLT. THE STUDENT SAID HE WAS HIGH ON FINAL BUT THOUGHT IT WAS OKAY. WHEN HE FLARED TO LAND THE ACFT DROPPED TO THE RWY AND BOUNCED. THE STUDENT SAID HE ADDED POWER AND RAISED THE NOSE. WHEN THE STALL WARNING SOUNDED HE LOWERED THE NOSE AND BOUNCED AGAIN. AFTER PARKING, STUDENT REPORTED HARD LANDING. THE STUDENT WAS LATER SCHEDULED FOR MORE TOUCH & GO LNDG PRACTICE GO AROUND RECOVERY FROM A BOUNCED LNDG.

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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