NTSB Identification: LAX82FUA13
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, April 18, 1982 in LONG BEACH, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/18/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5513L
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE PLANE VEERED OFF THE RUNWAY. THE STUDENT PILOT AND A WITNESS STATED THAT THE GEAR COLLASPED AFTER A NORMAL LANDING. THE NOSEWHEEL TIRE HAD UNEVEN WEAR CHARACERICS. THERE WAS SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE MOUNT, FIRE WALL, AND AJACENT STRUCTURE BEHIND THE FIRE WALL, AND THE NOSEWHEEL STEERING RODS WERE BROKEN.

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..UNDETERMINED



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