NTSB Identification: ATL83LA114
Accident occurred Monday, February 21, 1983 in SCOTTSBORO, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N758NT
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 WAS DAMAGED IN A HARD LANDING. THE PLT DID NOT BELIEVE THE ACFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED AND HAS DISAGREED WITH FILING AN ACCIDENT REPORT. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT BY A MECHINIC SHOWED A PARTIALLY COLLAPSED NOSE GEAR BUCKLED FIREWALL AND DEFORMED FORWARD FUSELAGE.

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:

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN KIND OF AIRCRAFT..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


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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