NTSB Identification: CHI87LA168.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34878.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 16, 1987 in SAVOY, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N4967B
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 PILOT WAS ON HIS INITIAL SOLO FLIGHT AND HAD BEEN INSTRUCTED TO DO TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS. ON HIS SECOND LANDING HE DID NOT ACHIEVE A PROPER FLARE ATTITUDE, THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN FLAT AND FAST AND BEGAN TO PORPOISE. AFTER APPROXIMATELY THREE BOUNCES, THE AIRCRAFT'S NOSE GEAR FAILED AND THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO A REST.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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