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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173577
Last updated: 23 April 2019
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Date:03-JAN-2004
Time:13:33
Type:Silhouette image of generic C182 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 182G
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N3102S
C/n / msn: 18255602
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Taylorsville, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Taylorsville, NC (5A5)
Destination airport:Statesville, NC (SVH)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot started the takeoff roll. Just before rotation, the seat slid backwards. The pilot lost directional control of the airplane, and the airplane collided with an embankment. Examination of the seat tracks revealed no elongation of the seat track holes. The Before Starting The Engine checklist states, "Seats and Seat belts-Adjust and lock."
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to follow the checklist, resulting in a loss of directional control on the takeoff roll when the seat moved rearward, and on ground collision with an embankment.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20040106X00015&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Feb-2015 20:50 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:34 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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