NTSB Identification: DEN89LA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38339.
Accident occurred Monday, January 02, 1989 in SANTA FE, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/22/1991
Aircraft: BEECH 19, registration: N9739L
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 WAS FLYING HER FIRST SUPERVISED SOLO. SHE LANDED ON RUNWAY 20 WITH A WIND FROM 240 DEGREES AT 9 KTS. WITNESSES SAID SHE FLARED HIGH & THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED DURING TOUCHDOWN. ON THE THIRD BOUNCE, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED, THEN THE ACFT SKIDDED TO A STOP ON ITS NOSED.

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

THE PILOT'S IMPROPER FLARE AND IMPROPER RECOVERY FROM A BOUNCED LANDING, WHICH RESULTED IN A HARD LANDING.

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