Loss of control Accident Cessna 152 N24965,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 987
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Date:Wednesday 2 January 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic C152 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 152
Owner/operator:Colorado Contrails
Registration: N24965
MSN: 15280476
Year of manufacture:1977
Total airframe hrs:5835 hours
Engine model:Lycoming O-235-L2C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Loveland, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Loveland, CO (KFNL)
Destination airport:Loveland, CO (KFNL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
According to the student pilot she flared too early, ballooned, and impacted the runway. She stated that when she impacted the runway, she was not aligned with the centerline and the airplane departed the runway to the left. The airplane slid into the snow, resulting in substantial damage. The student reported no anomalies with the airplane or any of its systems.
Probable Cause: the student pilot's premature flare resulting in the loss of aircraft control.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: DEN08CA047
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

25-Jan-2008 03:13 JINX Added
21-Dec-2016 19:13 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:16 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
03-Dec-2017 09:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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