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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174579
Last updated: 8 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172R
Registration: N5165M
C/n / msn: 17281092
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Fredrick, MD -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Fredrick, MD (FDK)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Upon landing, the airplane veered to the left. The student pilot applied full right rudder, but could not maintain directional control, and the airplane subsequently impacted a snow bank along the left side of the runway. There was no evidence of mechanical malfunction. The flight was the student's pilot's first solo flight.
Probable Cause: The student pilot's failure to maintain directional control during the landing. A factor was the snow bank.



Revision history:

16-Mar-2015 18:10 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:42 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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