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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 131837
Last updated: 23 January 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Registration: N9103B
C/n / msn: 36603
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Panguitch, UT -   United States of America
Departure airport:Panguitch, UT (U55)
Destination airport:Cedar City, UT (CDC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
During climb following takeoff, the aircraft was unable to clear surrounding terrain and the pilot made a forced landing in mountainous and hilly terrain. Wind and weather at the time were high winds, gusty winds, high temperature, and high density altitude.

Probable Cause: Inadequate preflight planning and preparation by the pilot in command. Factors were high velocity gusty winds, high-density altitude, and unsuitable terrain for a forced landing.



Revision history:

21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
14-Dec-2017 09:02 ASN Update Bot Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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