NTSB Identification: NYC84LA144.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26312.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 21, 1984 in PITTSBURGH, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N89880
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 BALLOONED DURING THE FLARE FOR LANDING & ENDED UP IN A NOSE DOWN CONDITION. THE PLT SAID HE DECIDED TO STALL THE ACFT ONLY A FEW FT OFF THE GROUND AS HE ESTIMATED 2/3 OF THE RWY REMAINED & A GO-AROUND WAS NOT NECESSARY. THE ACFT CAME TO A STOP ON ITS NOSE WITH THE NOSE WHEEL COLLAPSED.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..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..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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