ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231910
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Narrative:The Cessna 172R aircraft was carrying out a cross country night flying training on sector Dhana - Mahoba - Dhana in India.
|Date:||Friday 3 January 2020|
Cessna 172R Skyhawk
|Owner/operator:||Chimes Aviation Academy|
|Year of manufacture:||2007|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Dhana Airport, Madhya Pradesh, Sagar district -
|Departure airport:||Dhana Airport |
|Destination airport:||Dhana Airport |
|Investigating agency: ||AAIB India|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
The training flight was under supervision of a Flying Instructor holding valid ratings with more than 4000 hrs of flying experience. The Student Pilot had 177:50 hrs of flying experience and was qualified to operate the flight.
The aircraft took off from Dhana at about 13:30 UTC in visibility below 5 km. Due to fog, the visibility kept reducing as night progressed. The aircraft reported its position at regular intervals and was cautioned of dropping visibility at Dhana while on the return leg. The aircraft was also advised to divert to Bhopal. The aircraft attempted to land on runway 35 but carried out a missed approach. The flight was again advised to divert to Bhopal but the Flight Instructor informed that he would make an attempt for runway 17. A few minutes later the aircraft crashed on east side of runway outside periphery of Dhana Aerodrome.
An attempt to land in visibility condition significantly below VMC and not following the correct go-around procedure.
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|Investigating agency: ||AAIB India |
|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||1 year and 8 months|
|Download report: || Final report|
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