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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169192
Last updated: 19 January 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R Skyhawk
Owner/operator:T&G Flying Club
Registration: N4207P
C/n / msn: 17280798
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North of Cuyahoga County Airport (KCGF), Cleveland, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:KCGF
Destination airport:KCGF
Investigating agency: NTSB
The aircraft impacted terrain shortly after takeoff from Cuyahoga County Airport (KCGF), Cleveland, Ohio. The rented airplane was partially consumed by the post-impact fire and the four occupants, all students, received fatal injuries.

At 2156, the pilot radioed that he was ready to takeoff on runway 6. The controller asked the pilot what his direction of flight was going to be. The pilot responded that they were going to fly east to sightsee and that they would be back in a little while. The controller issued the takeoff clearance with a right turn after takeoff. At 2158, the pilot radioed that they were not climbing fast and they wanted to immediately make a left turn to turn around. The controller approved the left turn. The controller stated it appeared the airplane began a left turn when it descended to the ground. The controller reported that during the takeoff, the airplane became airborne about 100 feet past taxiway Alpha 6, which was approximately 2,000 feet down the runway.

The airplane impacted the ground, a chain link fence, a guy wire, and a telephone pole prior to coming to rest about 1,000 feet on a bearing of 20 degrees from the departure end of runway 6. This location is just north of the intersection of Bishop Road and Curtiss Wright Parkway.


Revision history:

26-Aug-2014 05:32 Geno Added
26-Aug-2014 05:48 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
26-Aug-2014 06:12 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2014 22:10 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2014 22:12 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
01-Sep-2014 13:40 Aerossurance Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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