February 14, 2009, Tulsa, Okla., Cessna 152


The airplane sustained substantial damage at 1353 Central time when it impacted the runway during landing. Visual conditions prevailed; the solo student pilot was not injured.

This was the student pilots first solo flight; her instructor observed from a distance. The pilot made a landing approach and flared prematurely, landing hard. The airplane bounced and struck the runway, collapsing the nose gear.


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