Accident Cessna 172L Skyhawk N4209Q,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 273725
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Date:Sunday 2 January 2022
Time:21:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172L Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Lakeland Aviation Of Minocqua Inc
Registration: N4209Q
MSN: 17260109
Year of manufacture:1971
Total airframe hrs:4761 hours
Engine model:Lycoming O-320
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lakeland Airport (ARV/KARV), Woodruff, WI -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:St. Cloud Municipal Airport, MN (STC/KSTC)
Destination airport:Minocqua, WI
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that while landing following a night instrument flight, on a known contaminated runway and employing aerodynamic braking, the airplane contacted a snow and ice patch and veered to the left. The airplane continued left until it contacted an unplowed snowbank on the left side of the runway and nosed over coming to rest inverted. The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings, both ailerons, the vertical stabilizer, and rudder. The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation. The pilot reported that prior to the flight he had filed and instrument flight plan and was aware of a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) that at most 10% of the runway had compacted snow. An area 60-ft wide was plowed and swept.

Probable Cause: The pilot's loss of control during landing when the airplane encountered ice and snow on the runway.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CEN22LA092
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

03-Jan-2022 20:04 Captain Adam Added
24-Jun-2022 12:33 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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