CHI99LA028
CHI99LA028

On November 13, 1998, at 1030 central standard time, a Cessna 172I, N35302, operated by a student pilot collided with the terrain following a loss of control while landing on runway 13 (5,000' x 75') at the Jacksonville Municipal Airport, Jacksonville, Illinois. The student pilot was not injured. The airplane was substantially damaged. The 14 CFR Part 91 solo instructional flight was operating in visual meteorological conditions without a flight plan. The flight originated at the Jacksonville Municipal Airport, at 1010 cst.

The student pilot stated that the airplane bounced during his third touch and go landing. The airplane veered off the left side of the runway into the grass. The student reported he was letting the airplane slow when it contacted a road (asphalt) which led to the VOR on the airport. The road was higher than the grass and the nose gear collapsed. Substantial damage to the firewall resulted from the nose gear collapse.

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