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The pilot was conducting her second solo flight. She reported that following a normal approach, the aicraft touched down and bounced. She was unable to correct the situation and a further two bounces occurred before the aircraft could be brought to rest. An inspection revealed damage to the nosegear assembly and the engine mounts.

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General details
Date: 31 March 1986 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 938  
Location:Lilydale Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Victoria Occurrence type: Hard landing 
Release date: 10 June 1986 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Piper Aircraft Corp 
Aircraft model: PA-28 
Aircraft registration: VH-BZB 
Type of operation: Flying Training 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Lilydale VIC
Departure time:0938
Destination:Lilydale VIC
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