Accident Cessna 172S N142ME,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 296292
 
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Date:Wednesday 8 January 2003
Time:12:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172S
Owner/operator:Aviation Enterprises Inc.
Registration: N142ME
MSN: 172S8425
Year of manufacture:2000
Total airframe hrs:1551 hours
Engine model:Lycoming IO-360-L2A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Springdale, Arkansas -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Springfield-Branson National Airport, MO (SGF/KSGF)
Destination airport:Springdale Municipal Airport, AR (SPZ/KASG)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The 40-hour student pilot was not able to maintain directional control while landing on Runway 18. The student pilot reported, "I had my wind correction in with the right wing dipped and the left rudder pushed. When I landed, I touched the right wheel down and then the left wheel. As soon as I touched the left wheel down, I [applied the brake] and ran off the left side of the runway." The aircraft veered off the runway into the grass, crossed a parallel taxiway, struck a culvert, and came to rest against a concrete ditch. At the time of the accident, the winds at the airport were reported from 240 degrees at 9 knots.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control while landing. A contributing factor was the prevailing crosswind.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: FTW03LA079
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year 1 month
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB FTW03LA079

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
9 May 2001 N142ME Aviation Enterprises 0 Springfield, MO sub

Revision history:

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