NTSB Identification: NYC83LA215.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21546.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 16, 1983 in MEDINA, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5333B
Injuries: 2 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 MADE A HARD LANDING AND COLLAPSED THE NOSE GEAR BEFORE NOSING OVER. THE PILOT WAS MAKING A PRACTICE LANDING ON A GRASS AIRSTRIP. THE APPROACH WAS TOO HIGH SO THE PILOT MADE A STEEP DESCENT. THE AIRSPEED INCREASED BUT THE PILOT ELECTED TO LAND. THE LANDING WAS HARD AND THE ACFT BOUNCED. WHEN IT CAME BACK DOWN NOSE WHEEL FIRST THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. THE ACFT SKIDDED ALONG AND NOSED OVER.

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

ABORTED LANDING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT SELECTED..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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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