NTSB Identification: CHI83LA206.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21598.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 10, 1983 in CHICAGO, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N69353
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 TOOK OFF FROM MIDWAY ARPT, FLEW TO ANOTHER ARPT TO PRACTICE LANDINGS, THEN RETURNED TO MIDWAY TO LAND. WHILE HE WAS ON AN APPROACH TO LAND ON RWY 22R, THE TOWER CONTROLLER REQUESTED THAT THE STUDENT MAKE A SHORT APPROACH DUE TO OTHER TRAFFIC. WHILE LANDING WITH A WIND FROM 130 DEG AT 10 KTS, THE ACFT BOUNCED ON THE 1ST TOUCHDOWN, THEN LANDED NOSEWHEEL 1ST. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY WAS DAMAGED & A FUEL TANK WAS RUPTURED.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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