Accident Cessna 172N N737WQ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 386336
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Date:Monday 1 January 2001
Time:18:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172N
Owner/operator:Capital Aircraft Inc.
Registration: N737WQ
MSN: 17269734
Year of manufacture:1977
Total airframe hrs:2633 hours
Engine model:Lycoming O-320-H2AD
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lincoln, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Springfield-Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, IL (SPI/KSPI)
Destination airport:Lincoln, IL (3LC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot said he performed a normal landing to runway 03 (4000 feet by 75 feet, dry asphalt), at the Lincoln-Logan County Airport, Lincoln, Illinois. He said the airplane settled on the runway approximately 1,000 feet down from the runway threshold. The pilot raised the flaps and applied full power. The airplane lifted, came back down, and veered to the right. The pilot said the airplane plowed into the snow, nosed over, and came to rest upside down. An examination of the airplane revealed no anomalies.

Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control on the runway. Factors relating to this accident were the aborted takeoff attempt, the pilot's improper in-flight planning/decision, and the snowbank.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI01LA057
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 10 months
Download report: Final report




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