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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174731
Last updated: 11 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Registration: N61648
C/n / msn: 17264699
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Cumberland, MD -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Hagerstown, MD (HGR)
Destination airport:Cumberland, MD (CBE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Prior to landing at the airport, the pilot had obtained the local weather information. As the airplane touched down on runway 23, a gust of wind forced the airplane to the left. The pilot added power and applied right rudder; however, the airplane continued to veer left, struck a snow bank, and came to rest inverted. The reported wind at the airport about the time of the accident was from 330 degrees, varying from 290 degrees to 360 degrees, at 6 knots, gusting to 14 knots.
Probable Cause: The pilot's inadequate compensation for the crosswind while landing. A factor was the crosswind.



Revision history:

21-Mar-2015 17:02 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:42 ASN Update Bot Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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