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The student pilot was returning from her second solo flight to the training area. The aircraft bounced on touchdown and the pilot attempted to recover, but the aircraft bounced a second time and the nose gear failed. Wind was reported as nil. This accident was not the subject of an on scene investigation.

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General details
Date: 09 July 1988 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 855  
Location:Maitland Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales Occurrence type: Hard landing 
Release date: 06 September 1988 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-RNO 
Serial number: 15283049 
Type of operation: Private 
Damage to aircraft: Substantial 
Departure point:Maitland NSW
Departure time:0830
Destination:Maitland NSW
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