Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2011 Issue

April 9, 2011, Stow, Ohio, Cessna 152

The solo student pilot reported airspeed was too fast during the landing flare and touchdown. The airplane bounced on the runway. She did not take corrective action and the airplane continued to bounce. She let go of the yoke and "hit" the brakes. The airplane nosed down and its propeller hit the runway, bending the firewall.

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