NTSB Identification: NYC85LA203.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29115.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 06, 1985 in ALLENTOWN, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757PX
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 ACFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD AND BOUNCED WHILE LANDING AT ALLENTOWN, PA. THE PLT STATED THAT UPON MAKING THE LANDING, THE CONTROLS FELT LIKE THE ACFT'S NOSE WHEEL HAD GONE FLAT. AS HE ATTEMPTED TO PULL THE NOSE UP, THE ACFT BALLOONED AND CAME DOWN TO THE SIDE OF THE RWY IN GRASS AND STOPPED.

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..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:

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MANEUVER..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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