ERA10CA192
ERA10CA192

According to the student pilot, while returning from his first solo cross-country flight, the airplane landed flat and porpoised. After several bounces, the nose landing gear collapsed and the propeller struck the runway. The airplane came to a stop after the student pilot steered it onto a taxiway. The student pilot reported a total flight experience of 34 hours, and that there were no mechanical problems with the airplane. Variable winds at 5 knots were present at the time of the accident.

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