NTSB Identification: LAX84LA287.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25116.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 10, 1984 in HAWTHORNE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N67522
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.

DURING THE FIRST GROUND SUPERVISED SOLO FLIGHT, THE TOWER CONTROLLER NOTICED A TONE CHANGE IN THE STUDENT PILOT'S VOICE WHILE ON DOWN WIND LEG OF THE TRAFFIC PATTERN. ON BASE LEG THE STUDENT DID NOT EXTEND THE SECOND INCREMENT OF FLAPS AS ROUTINELY INSTRUCTED. ON SHORT FINAL THE STUDENT REALIZED THE MISTAKE AND EXTENDED FULL FLAPS. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD ON THE NOSE LANDING GEAR & MADE SEVERAL BOUNCES ON THE RWY PRIOR TO COMING TO REST.

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

LOWERING OF FLAPS..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

ANXIETY/APPREHENSION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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