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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174519
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Registration: N70256
C/n / msn: 17267199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Jeffersonville, IN -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Louisville, KY (LOU)
Destination airport:Jeffersonville, IN (JVY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The airplane landed on a closed runway and struck a ridge of snow and ice collapsing the nose landing gear. There were no mechanical difficulties with respect to the airplane. The runway had been closed and a Notice to Airmen had been issued.
Probable Cause: The pilot selecting a closed runway for landing and the collapse of the nose landing gear. Factors were the pilot's failure to obtain NOTAM information and the snowbank across the closed runway.



Revision history:

14-Mar-2015 16:25 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, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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