NTSB Identification: ATL87LA265.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34096.
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 23, 1987 in MURFREESBORO, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N733JZ
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.

DURING A PRACTICE LANDING THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED THREE TIMES WHICH RESULTED IN THE FAILURE OF THE NOSE GEAR STRUCTURAL SUPPORT. THE PILOT SAID THAT HE EXPERIENCED GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN. THE PILOT DID NOT PROPERLY COMPENSATE FOR OR ANTICIPATE THE WIND CONDITIONS.

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

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

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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