NTSB Identification: LAX87LA342.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36767.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 15, 1987 in MONTEREY, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5107B
Injuries: 2 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.

WHILE LANDING AT THE DESTINATION, THE AIRPLANE BOUNCED, THEN AFTER IT TOUCHED DOWN THE SECOND TIME, THE NOSE GEAR FAILED. DURING THE LANDING ROLL-OUT, THE AIRPLANE SETTLED ON ITS NOSE COWLING. NO PREVIOUS AIRFRAME PROBLEM WAS EVIDENT.

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:

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

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