NTSB Identification: LAX87LA338.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36647.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 17, 1987 in NAPA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6576B
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 PLT WAS ON HER 2ND SOLO FLT. SHE RPRTD THAT ON HER 1ST LANDING, THE ACFT BOUNCED ON THE MAIN GEAR, THEN DRIFTED TO THE LEFT & WENT OFF THE RWY. SHE APPLIED FULL POWER & RAISED THE FLAPS IN AN ATTEMPT TO GO AROUND. WITNESSES RPRTD THE ACFT ATTAINED AN ALT OF ABOUT 20 FT. THE PLT FELT AN AIRFRAME BUFFET, THEN THE ACFT ROLLED LEFT, PITCHED DOWN & CRASHED. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS RPRTD.

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT


Contributing Factors

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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