Accident Cessna 172P Skyhawk N9522L,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 346226
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Date:Saturday 30 September 2023
Time:12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172P Skyhawk
Registration: N9522L
MSN: 17276570
Year of manufacture:1986
Total airframe hrs:6356 hours
Engine model:Air Plains STC SA4428SW
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Greene County Regional Airport (CPP/KCPP), Greensboro, GA -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Clemson-Oconee County Airport, SC (CEU/KCEU)
Destination airport:Greensboro, GA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Shortly after landing, while taxing to the ramp to park, the solo student pilot was going to turn the airplane 180° to orient it with the parking spot. During the turn, the airplane's left wing impacted a light pole resulting in substantial damage to wing spar. The pilot reported that there were no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures of the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from a light pole during taxi.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: ERA23LA386
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 month
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
11 September 2021 N9522L 0 Kennesaw, Georgia sub
Heavy landing


Revision history:

16-Nov-2023 14:19 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2023 14:20 harro Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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