Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2006 Issue

May 8, 2006, Levelland, Texas / Cessna 150L

The 23-hour Student pilot was flying his second solo flight in a tricycle gear single-engine airplane. While attempting a second landing, he misjudged the landing flare and the airplane bounced. During the recovery, he inadvertently pushed the yoke forward into a nose-low attitude. The nose landing gear impacted the runway and separated from the airframe....

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