Accident Cessna 172E N96024,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268854
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Date:Saturday 16 December 2000
Time:12:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172E
Registration: N96024
MSN: 172-0148
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:BOUNTIFUL , UT (BTF)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During cruise flight, the engine lost all power due to a connecting rod failure and the flight instructor attempted to land the aircraft on a road. Due to a vehicle on the road, the flight instructor steered the aircraft into a field during landing roll and the aircraft struck some rocks causing damage to the main landing gear mounting structure. The reason for the connecting rod failure could not be determined due to secondary damage.

Probable Cause: the lack of suitable terrain for a forced landing. A factor was a total power loss due to a connecting rod failure.

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



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