NTSB Identification: MIA87LA017.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31848.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 30, 1986 in BOCA RATON, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N93588
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 PLT STATED THAT HE WAS ABOUT TO CONDUCT HIS FIRST TOUCH-&-GO LDG AFTER A LOCAL SOLO TRAINING FLT. ON THE FIRST LDG, HE SAID HE MADE A 'SLIGHT BOUNCE' & HE LEVELED THE ACFT & SET UP FOR ANOTHER FLARE. HE SAID THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN AGAIN ON THE MAINS BUT WHEN THE NOSE GEAR CAME DOWN, IT COLLAPSED. THERE ARE NO KNOWN WITNESSES TO THE ACCIDENT. THE SURFACE WINDS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WERE LISTED AS 130 DEGS AT 9 KTS, OR A 50 DEG RIGHT X-WIND. A POST ACCIDENT EXAM OF THE NOSE GEAR ASSY REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF ANY PREIMPACT MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE & INSPECTION REVEALED DAMAGE TO THE NOSE WHEEL WAS CONSISTENT WITH A LANDING ON THE NOSE WHEEL. THE STUDENT PLT HAD A TOTAL OF ABOUT 47 HRS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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