NTSB Identification: DEN85LQA02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28498.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 06, 1985 in SANTA TERESA, NM
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5372B
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 HELCOPTER PLT WAS ON A SOLO INSTRUCTIONAL FLT IN THE CESSNA 152 AIRPLANE. HE HAD ONLY 9 HRS FLT TIME IN FIXED WING ACFT. WHILE ON A TOUCH-&-GO LANDING, THE ACFT BOUNCED AS IT TOUCHED DOWN. IT THEN BOUNCED 2 MORE TIMES WITH EACH BOUNCE BECOMING PROGRESSIVELY HARDER. AFTER THE 3RD BOUNCE, THE PLT INITIATED A GO-AROUND. THE ACFT CLIMBED TO APRX 50 TO 60 FT AGL, THEN STALLED & IMPACTED ON SANDY SOIL TO THE LEFT OF THE RWY. THE PLT SAID THAT HE SHOULD HAVE INITIATED A GO-AROUND AFTER THE 1ST BOUNCE.

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

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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