NTSB Identification: MKC83LA107.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20535.
Accident occurred Monday, May 09, 1983 in FREDONIA, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N8317J
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 BOUNCED DURING LANDING & THEN LANDED HARD ON THE NOSE GEAR WHICH COLLAPSED. THE PLT STATED THERE WAS LOW-LEVEL TURBULENCE. THE PLT WAS NOT ENTERED INTO ANY FORMAL TRAINING PROGRAM NOR DID HE HAVE AN INSTRUCTOR. HE HAD ACCUMULATED ABOUT 12 HRS OF DUAL BETWEEN 1975 & 1980. HE MOST RECENT DUAL WAS NOT WITH A CFI.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..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

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

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INADEQUATE RECURRENT TRAINING..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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