NTSB Identification: LAX01LA151.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, April 18, 2001 in Chandler, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/25/2003
Aircraft: Cessna 152, registration: N5377M
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot flared prematurely, resulting in an inadvertent stall and a bounced landing. The airplane bounced several times, and on the final bounce the nose gear collapsed.

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

The pilot's premature flare, which resulted in an inadvertent stall and a bounced landing. A factor was the improper recovery from a bounced landing.

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