Accident Cessna 152 N25787,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201879
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Date:Saturday 9 January 1999
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C152 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 152
Owner/operator:General Aviators
Registration: N25787
MSN: 15280784
Year of manufacture:1977
Total airframe hrs:4292 hours
Engine model:Lycoming O-235
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lansing, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Chicago, IL (KMDW)
Destination airport:(KIGQ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The student pilot reported that during the landing flare the left main landing gear contacted a snowbank along the left side of the runway. The airplane nosed down and turned 90 degrees with the right wing also contacting the snowbank.

Probable Cause: the pilot's failure to maintain proper runway alignment during the landing flare. A factor related to the accident was the snowbank which the airplane contacted.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI99LA062
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 3 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
25 September 2003 N25787 Private 1 Three Oaks, MI w/o


Revision history:

26-Nov-2017 09:37 ASN Update Bot Added
08-Apr-2024 10:55 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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