NTSB Identification: FTW83LA223.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22044.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 04, 1983 in BENTONVILLE, AR
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N89557
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 REPORTED THAT AFTER THE ACFT WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY DURING LANDING IT WENT THROUGH A DRAINAGE DITCH AND ONCE AGAIN BECAME AIRBORNE. AFTER THE ACFT LANDED THE SECOND TIME IN A MUDDY FIELD THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED RESULTING IN DAMAGE TO THE PROPELLER, FIREWALL AND LOWER FUSELAGE. THIS WAS A SOLO X-CTRY INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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