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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 133298
Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150L
Registration: N19186
MSN: 15074219
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Burnt Chimney, VA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Martinsville, VA (MTV)
Destination airport:
The pilot observed the winds to be from 250-260 degrees at 15 knots, gusting to 20 knots. He landed approximately 900 feet beyond the approach end of Runway 6, a 1,800 foot long grass runway. The airplane floated, and impacted trees at the end of the runway.
Probable Cause: The pilot's decision to land on a short runway with a strong tailwind, and his failure to obtain a proper touchdown point.



Revision history:

21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
26-Nov-2017 10:02 ASN Update Bot Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2018 18:52 JINX Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn]

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