NTSB Identification: NYC88LA028.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37222.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 01, 1987 in CHATHAM, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757PY
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.

THE DURATION OF THE PLEASURE FLIGHT WAS ABOUT 25 MINUTES AND WAS UNEVENTFUL. THE PILOT MADE THE APPROACH AND ENTERED THE TRAFFIC PATTERN IN THE STANDARD MANNER AND RADIOED UNICOM OF HER INTENTIONS TO LAND. THE PILOT STATED THAT SHE LANDED LONGER THAN USUAL AND BOUNCED THE AIRCRAFT SEVERAL TIMES. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO AN ABRUPT STOP.

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


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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