NTSB Identification: NYC82DA101
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 19, 1982 in MONONGAHELA, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/19/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N45946
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

DURING A PRACTICE LANDING THE AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD AND BOUNCED BACK INTO THE AIR. THE STUDENT PILOT APPLIED EXCESSIVE FORWARD PRESSURE ON THE YOKE CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO LAND HARD A SECOND TIME IN A NOSE LOW CONDITION. THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT TRIED TO SALVAGE THE LANDING BUT WAS NOT SUCCESSFUL. ON THE THIRD BOUNCE THE AIRCRAFT SWERVED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY ONTO A GRASSY AREA WHERE THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE LEFT WING TIP CONTACTED THE GROUND.

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

LEVEL OFF..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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