NTSB Identification: MKC85LA140.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27718.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 23, 1985 in ST. CHARLES, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N67509
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 WAS ON HER 1ST SOLO FLT. SHE SAID THAT DURING A LANDING, SHE FLARED TOO HI & THE ACFT BOUNCED. A PORPOISE DEVELOPED & THE NOSE GEAR FAILED. ABOUT 11 MI SOUTHEAST AT THE LAMBERT-ST LOUIS ARPT, THE 1048 CDT WIND WAS FROM 240 DEG AT 12 KTS.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


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