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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 161550
Last updated: 4 May 2020
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Date:03-JAN-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee Cruiser
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N8242N
C/n / msn: 28-25450
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:West Chicago, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:KDPA
Destination airport:Y71
Narrative:
N8242N, a Piper PA-28, recieved substantial damage while performing a takeoff at DuPage County Airport. Visibility was 3 miles, temperature was 14F and there was a 10 knot gust of wind. The pilot did a ground loop/swerve into a snowbank.
PROBABLE CAUSES
Pilot in Command - Failed to Maintain Directional Control

Sources:

NTSB
Airport Data
Airnav


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Oct-2013 19:58 thepianoguy17 Added

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