Accident Cessna 172SP N365SP,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 294205
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Date:Tuesday 4 January 2005
Time:14:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172SP
Registration: N365SP
MSN: 172S8783
Year of manufacture:2001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Clewiston, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Pompano Beach Airport, FL (PPM/KPMP)
Destination airport:Clewiston, FL (2IS)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot stated that he had received his private pilot's licence a few weeks prior and had not flown much. He stated that during the accident flight, he had asked his certified flight instructor to accompany him for a pleasure flight. The pilot further reported that he was the pilot flying the approach and that the wind was coming from 040 at an estimated speed of 13 to 15 knots. During the landing flare/touchdown the airplane yawed to the left, and while rolling down the runway, the left main gear departed the surface. He said the flight instructor added full power, the aircraft lifted off, turned abruptly to the right, and departed off the right side of the runway, striking a fixed distance marker, and coming to rest in a ditch.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing rollout which resulted in the airplane veering off the runway and colliding into an airport sign.

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



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