NTSB Identification: MIA89IA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38164.
Incident occurred Friday, December 16, 1988 in NAPLES, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N8484U
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

TOWER PERSONNEL OBSERVED THE ACFT ON A HIGH FAST FINAL APCH. THEY STATED THAT IT APPEARED THE ACFT WAS FORCED ON THE RWY, WHERE IT HIT ON THE NOSEWHEEL & BOUNCED BACK INTO THE AIR. ON THE 2ND CONTACT WITH THE RWY, THE NOSEWHEEL FORK SPLIT & THE NOSEWHEEL SEPARATED FROM THE ACFT. THE 19 YR OLD STUDENT PLT STATED THAT SURFACE WINDS AT THE ARPT WERE A FACTOR IN THE ACCIDENT. SURFACE WIND WAS MEASURED AS CALM AT THE ARPT AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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