On May 7, 2008, at 0945 mountain standard time, a Cessna 152, N4912H, bounced during landing and collapsed the nose gear at Glendale Municipal Airport, Glendale, Arizona. Air Safety Flight Academy operated the airplane under the provisions of Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. The solo student pilot was not injured, and the airplane was substantially damaged. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and a company flight plan had been filed. The flight originated at Glendale Municipal Airport about 0800. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The student pilot reported in the Pilot/Operator Accident Report, that on his fourth touch-and-go landing he flared early, and bounced the airplane back into the air during the landing. He attempted to execute a go-around but the airplane landed hard on the nose gear, collapsing it.