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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153699
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150G
Registration: N3438J
C/n / msn: 15066138
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Long Lake, Naples, ME -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Fryeburg, ME (IZG)
Destination airport:Limginton, ME (63B)
Investigating agency: NTSB
For the solo instructional flight, the student pilot had obtained an endorsement from his flight instructor to fly from the departure airport to the destination airport. During the flight, the student pilot decided to make an unauthorized stop and land on a frozen lake to visit a friend. Upon touchdown on the lake, which was covered in a layer of slush and snow, the nose landing gear collapsed and the airplane nosed over, resulting in substantial damage to the engine firewall.
Probable Cause: The student pilotís improper decision to land on a frozen lake.


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Revision history:

02-Mar-2013 22:02 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
28-Nov-2017 14:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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