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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201887
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172P
Owner/operator:Suburban Aviation, Inc.
Registration: N53637
MSN: 172-74795
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lambertville, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:5G9
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
In the pilot-in-command's written statement, the pilot indicated that the dual student was in control of the aircraft during the landing approach, flare and touchdown. The flight instructor stated that, 'Upon touching down at normal speed on the ice-patched 50 foot wide runway, the aircraft drifted right of centerline with a contribution from a left crosswind.' The flight instructor stated that he was unable to correct for the drift using aileron, rudder, and brakes, and the aircraft slid into the three foot high snow bank along the edge of the runway. During a post accident investigation, a functional test of the brake system showed no anomalies.
Probable Cause: the pilot-in-command's loss of directional control during landing roll. Factors to the accident were the icy terrain condition, crosswind, and the snow bank.



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26-Nov-2017 09:37 ASN Update Bot Added

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