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The pilot was conducting a solo circuit exercise. On the third landing of the exercise, the pilot stated that the aircraft touched down on all three wheels and bounced. The aircraft was then observed to land on the mainwheels then heavily on the nosewheel. The nosegear collapsed and the aircraft skidded for 33 metres on the lower engine cowl before coming to rest. After the aircraft bounced the pilot did not take any corrective action prior to the second touch down.

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General details
Date: 25 September 1985 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1200 (Aprx)  
Location:Archerfield Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Queensland Occurrence type: Hard landing 
Release date: 13 January 1986 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 152 
Aircraft registration: VH-FUR 
Type of operation: Flying Training 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Archerfield Qld
Departure time:1200 (Aprx)
Destination:Archerfield Qld
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