NTSB Identification: LAX86LA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30070.
Accident occurred Friday, February 07, 1986 in SAN JOSE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N95139
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.

A CESSNA 152 COLLIDED WITH THE RUNWAY SURFACE AFTER THE NOSE GEAR SEPARATED. THE AIRCRAFT FLARED TOO HIGH AND BOUNCED ON LANDING. ON THE SECOND BOUNCE THE NOSE GEAR SEPARATED. THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR TOOK OVER THE CONTROLS AND LANDED THE AIRCRAFT ON THE NOSE COWLING. THE CFI WAS A NEW INSTRUCTOR AND HAD LOGGED APPROXIMATELY 450 HOURS TOTAL TIME.

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

FLARE..EXCESSIVE..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

DESIGN STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT..EXCEEDED..DUAL STUDENT

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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