NTSB Identification: ATL85LA241.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29122.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 08, 1985 in PEACHTREE CITY, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N61769
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.

PILOT WAS RENEWING PROFICIENCY IN LIGHT ACFT. ON FIRST TOUCH AND GO LANDING, ACCORDING TO HIS STATEMENT DURING PHONE INTERVIEW, HE FLARED, ACFT BALLOONED, LANDED HARD AND PORPOISED. DURING ENSUING ROLL OUT NOSE OF ACFT SETTLED AND PROP CONTACTED RUNWAY. ACFT WAS STOPPED AND WHEN EXAMINED NOSE GEAR FOUND TO HAVE COLLAPSED.

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

FLARE..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN KIND OF AIRCRAFT..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:

DESIGN STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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