NTSB Identification: FTW85LA118.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27360.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 16, 1985 in JASPER, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N94238
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 STATED HE ENCOUNTERED A ROLLING ACTION AND A NOSE DOWN PITCH POSSIBLY FROM TURBULENCE. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN NOSE FIRST SO HARD THAT THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT WAS DESTROYED.

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

FLARE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DESIGN STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE


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