NTSB Identification: FTW85LA279.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29544.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 07, 1985 in KILLEEN, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N5321Q
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 PILOT FAILED TO PROPERLY FLARE THE AIRCRAFT AND TOUCHED DOWN HARD ON THE NOSE GEAR. THIS CAUSED THE AIRCRAFT TO START PORPOISING FROM WHICH RECOVERY WAS NOT MADE. AIRCRAFT CONTINUED TO BOUNCE UNTIL THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. IT THEN SLID TO A STOP, RESTING ON THE NOSE SECTION AND THE MAIN LANDING GEAR.

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..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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