Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf
BLANCO LEASING INC: http://registry.faa.gov/N2272C
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Miami FSDO-19
NTSB Identification: GAA17CA065
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 08, 2016 in Sarasota, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N2272C
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.
The student pilot reported that during his 3rd solo flight he "had a hard landing". He further reported that he aborted the landing, landed again, and taxied to the ramp without further incident. After shutting the airplane down, he noticed that the propeller and nose landing gear were damaged.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the firewall.