Incident Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee Cruiser N8242N,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161550
 
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Date:Saturday 3 January 1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee Cruiser
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N8242N
MSN: 28-25450
Year of manufacture:1969
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:West Chicago, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:KDPA
Destination airport:Y71
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
N8242N, a Piper PA-28, recieved substantial damage while performing a takeoff at DuPage County Airport. Visibility was 3 miles, temperature was 14F and there was a 10 knot gust of wind. The pilot did a ground loop/swerve into a snowbank.
PROBABLE CAUSES
Pilot in Command - Failed to Maintain Directional Control

Sources:

NTSB
Airport Data
Airnav

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Oct-2013 19:58 thepianoguy17 Added

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