NTSB Identification: CHI85LA273.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28031.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 10, 1985 in ALMONT, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N66944
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 THAT DURING TOUCHDOWN THE ACFT BOUNCED BACK INTO THE AIR. ON THE SECOND TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT SWERVED TO THE LEFT AND DEPARTED THE RWY. IT THEN ROLLED UNTIL THE LEFT WING STRUCK A SMALL TREE, CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THAT WING. THE LANDING RWY HEADING WAS 040 DEGREES AND THE WINDS WERE ESTIMATED TO BE 340 DEGREES AT 10 KNOTS WITH 'SLIGHT' GUSTS. HE ALSO STATED THAT LIGHT TURBULENCE EXISTED IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

PROPER DESCENT RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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