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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 135230
Last updated: 26 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172SP
Registration: N2124Z
C/n / msn: 172S9424
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mckinney, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:McKinney, TX (TKI)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Prior to lift-off from Runway 35, the 20-hour student pilot reported that he lost directional control of the aircraft as it turned to the left, and he tried to compensate with right rudder. The pilot stated that the aircraft continued its left hand turn into a grassy area, and he powered down by pulling out the mixture control and concentrated on preventing the aircraft from rolling over. At the time of the accident, the winds were reported from 030 degrees at 7 knots.
Probable Cause: The student pilot's failure to maintain directional control of the aircraft during the take-off roll.



Revision history:

21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:41 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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