NTSB Identification: LAX83LA203.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21013.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 23, 1983 in CHINO, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA A152, registration: N761SD
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 STUDENT PLT WAS ON A LOCAL SOLO FLT TO PRACTICE TOUCH & GO LANDINGS. AFTER MAKING AN APCH TO RWY 26, THE ACFT LANDED HARD ON THE MAIN GEAR & BOUNCED. AFTER THE 3RD BOUNCE, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED & A FIRE ERUPTED. THE PLT EXITED THE ACFT WITHOUT DIFFICULTY, BUT THE PLANE WAS CONSUMED BY A FUEL-FED FIRE.

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


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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