NTSB Identification: BFO86LA003.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29525.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 12, 1985 in STEVENSVILLE, MD
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N49396
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.

ACCORDING TO THE STUDENT PLT, APPROXIMATELY ONE-THIRD DOWN THE RWY HE FLARED TOO HIGH, AND THE ACFT BOUNCED AND BECAME AIRBORNE AGAIN. THE PLT DECIDED TO NOT ATTEMPT A GO-AROUND, AND THE ACFT CONTACTED THE RWY AGAIN. ON THE FINAL BOUNCE, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT SKIDDED APPROXIMATELY 100 FEET LEFT OF THE RWY CENTERLINE BEFORE COMING TO REST.

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:

MANEUVER..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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