NTSB Identification: MIA83LA204.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21847.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 18, 1983 in SARASOTA, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N213SP
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 WAS ON HER LST SOLO X-COUNTRY & WAS LANDING AFTER COMPLETING THE 2ND LEG OF THE FLT. SHE STATED THAT SHE FLARED HIGH, THE ACFT BOUNCED TWICE, THEN THE NOSE GEAR FAILED. AN ENG MOUNT, THE FIREWALL & THE PROPELLER WERE ALSO DAMAGED.

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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