NTSB Identification: CHI87LA063.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35169.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 20, 1987 in EVANSVILLE, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N93078
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.

NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AFTER STUDENT PILOT FAILED TO RECOVER FROM A BOUNCED LANDING. THE STUDENT PLT WAS ON THE SECOND LANDING (TOUCH AND GO) OF A SUPERVISED SOLO FLIGHT. HE STATED THAT HE THOUGHT THAT THE ACCIDENT COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED IF HE HAD BEEN GIVEN TRAINING IN RECOVERING FROM BOUNCED LANDINGS.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..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

INADEQUATE INITIAL TRAINING..PILOT IN COMMAND

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