Bounced landing for Cessna

Aircraft: Cessna 195. Injuries: None. Location: Williamson, Ga. Aircraft damage: Substantial.

What reportedly happened: The pilot was attempting to land on a grass runway. The approach was fast and the airplane bounced. The pilot inadvertently applied brakes and the airplane nosed over.

Probable cause: The pilot’s inadvertent application of the brakes during a bounced landing resulting in a nose over.

NTSB Identification: ERA11CA170

This December 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.

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