NTSB Identification: WPR09CA275
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 02, 2009 in Tooele, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/13/2009
Aircraft: CESSNA 172S, registration: N5262Y
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.

The student pilot entered downwind for the runway and performed a normal touch-and-go landing. On the second landing, the airplane bounced and the right wing lifted quickly. The student pilot applied right aileron and left rudder; the airplane landed back onto the runway on the right main landing gear and nosewheel. The pilot still had full left rudder in on the second touchdown and the airplane suddenly veered to the left and exited the runway. During the landing roll, the nosewheel dug into the soft ground and subsequently the airplane nosed over. The pilot stated that there were no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing.

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