NTSB Identification: ATL83LA239.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20784.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 23, 1983 in ASHLAND, VA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N63143
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, WENT OFF THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER DURING LANDING. THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ON A SUPERVISED SOLO FLIGHT AND WAS PRACTICING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS. DURING THIS LANDING HE MADE A HARD LANDING AND BOUNCED BACK INTO THE AIR. THE STUDENT ATTEMPTED TO GO-AROUND BUT THE ACFT DRIFTED OFF THE RUNWAY. WHEN THE GEAR WENT INTO THE GRASS ON THE LEFT SIDE THE ACFT SWERVED INTO A DITCH AND COLLAPSED THE NOSE GEAR.

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:

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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