NTSB Identification: DEN83LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21540.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 19, 1983 in ERIE, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N4925P
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 REPORTED THAT AFTER HE RETURNED FROM A X-COUNTRY PLT, HE 'SCOOPED' THE ACFT DURING THE FLARE, IT STALLED, THEN BOUNCED ON THE RWY. HE THEN MADE A GO-AROUND, AND SUBSEQUENTLY, LANDED FROM A NORMAL APCH. AN EXAM OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE NOSEWHEEL TIRE HAD BLOWN OUT, THE NOSE GEAR WAS DAMAGED & THE ENG MOUNTS WERE BENT. THE HARD LANDING OCCURRED AFTER THE STUDENT HAD BECOME DISORIENTED ON THE LAST LEG OF THE X-COUNTRY FLT, BUT WAS ABLE TO REORIENT HIMSELF & FIND HIS WAY TO THE DESTINATION.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND
SELF-INDUCED PRESSURE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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