NTSB Identification: LAX83LA193.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20914.
Accident occurred Friday, April 15, 1983 in RIVERSIDE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N68714
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 PILOT STATED THAT THE ACFT BECAME MISALIGNED WITH THE RWY AS HE FLARED. THE ACFT ALSO BALLOONED AND AT TOUCHDOWN THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. THE ACFT SKIDDED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY AND DESTROYED A RWY LIGHT DURING THE MANEUVER.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RUNWAY LIGHT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RUNWAY LIGHT

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