NTSB Identification: NYC83LA146.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20991.
Accident occurred Friday, June 17, 1983 in CROSS KEYS, NJ
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N6385M
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 SHE HAD MADE A GO-AROUND & TWO LANDINGS IN CALM WIND CONDITIONS. SHE REPORTED HER 3RD APPROACH WAS LOWER & SLOWER, UNDER 60 KTS. WHEN SHE REALIZED THAT SHE DID NOT HAVE THE FLAPS FULL DOWN, SHE ADDED THE LAST INCREMENT OF FLAPS (APRX 10 DEG) WITH THE POWER AT IDLE RPM. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD, BOUNCED, BALLOONED & BOUNCED AGAIN. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED & THE ACFT CAME TO REST ON ITS NOSE.

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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