NTSB Identification: DEN87LA109.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33974.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 21, 1987 in LONGMONT, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/08/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150J, registration: N60282
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.

A STUDENT PLT WAS PRACTICING LANDINGS ON HER SECOND SUPERVISED SOLO TRAINING FLT. ON THE FIRST APPROACH, SHE FAILED TO FLARE PROPERLY AND HIT IN A THREE POINT ATTITUDE. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE PROPELLER STRUCK THE RWY. THE ACFT SKIDDED ABOUT 25 FEET DOWN THE RWY AND CAME TO REST. A POST ACCIDENT FIRE IGNITED IMMEDIATELY AND CONSUMED MOST OF THE WRECKAGE.

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:

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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