NTSB Identification: NYC85LA072.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27845.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 24, 1985 in HUDSON, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757BS
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 EN ROUTE, THE PLT ENCOUNTERED STRONG, GUSTY WINDS & MODERATE TO SEVERE TURBULENCE. AFTER ARRIVING AT THE DESTINATION ARPT, HE MADE 3 APPROACHES TO RWY 21. HE STATED THAT WIND SHEAR CAUSED UP & DOWNDRAFTS & THAT THE ACFT HIT THE RWY HARD & BALLOONED. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD AGAIN & THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE WIND WAS FROM 250 TO 310 DEG AT 20 GUSTING 50 KTS.

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

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

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE

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