NTSB Identification: FTW83LA026
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, October 28, 1982 in AZTEC, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/28/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N4860B
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 AIRCRAFT WAS INVOLVED IN A HARD BOUNCING LANDING WHEN THE STUDENT PILOT ALLOWED THE AIRCRAFT TO PORPOISE DURING LANDING. THE NOSE GEAR FAILED DURING THIS SEQUENCE AND THE AIRCRAFT WAS DAMAGED. THE PILOT WAS UNINJURED. THE PILOT DID NOT FILE AN ACCIDENT REPORT AND NEVER RESPONDED TO FAA LETTERS CONCERNING THIS ACCIDENT.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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