NTSB Identification: MIA08CA153
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, August 03, 2008 in Winter Haven, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/22/2009
Aircraft: BEECH C23, registration: N9194S
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

During the second landing of the student pilot's second solo flight, the airplane bounced and the student applied forward elevator control input. The airplane landed on the nose landing gear, which collapsed and initiated a fire that destroyed the airplane. There was no reported preimpact failure or malfunction of the airplane or its systems.

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

The student pilot's improper recovery from a bounced landing.

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