NTSB Identification: LAX84LA335.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25010.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 02, 1984 in SAN FERNANDO, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N9518H
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.

WHEN THE PLT MADE HIS 1ST APCH TO LAND, THE ACFT WAS TOO HIGH ON FINAL, SO HE MADE A GO-AROUND. HE REPORTED THAT ON THE 2ND APCH, THE ACFT WAS TRAVELING TOO FAST & FLOATED FOR A LONG PERIOD PRIOR TO TOUCHING DOWN. DURING THE LANDING, THE ACFT BOUNCED & IMPACTED IN A NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED & THE ACFT SKIDDED TO A STOP ON THE RWY. THE FIREWALL & FORWARD CABIN AREA WERE ALSO BUCKLED.

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:

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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