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N5306U accident description

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Crash location 35.040277°N, 106.609167°W
Nearest city Albuquerque, NM
35.084491°N, 106.651137°W
3.9 miles away
Tail number N5306U
Accident date 08 Apr 2014
Aircraft type Cessna 172S
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The student pilot reported that he was on a solo flight practicing full stop landings. The airplane bounced on touchdown resulting in one tip of the propeller striking the runway. The examination of the airplane revealed that there was substantial damage to the firewall. The student pilot reported that there was no malfunction or system failure of the airplane before the accident.

NTSB Probable Cause

The student pilot's improper flare that resulted in a bounced landing.

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