NTSB Identification: CEN11CA056
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, November 04, 2010 in Kenmare, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/12/2011
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N23099
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 pilot reported that he applied full flaps while on final approach to land in a farm field. He did not flare quickly enough prior to touchdown and the airplane bounced twice. The nose gear collapsed and the airplane nosed over, sustaining substantial damage to the firewall and wings. The pilot reported no mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation

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

The pilot's inadequate landing flare and recovery from a bounced landing.

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