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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175152
Last updated: 17 November 2019
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Date:15-FEB-2004
Time:16:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172E
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N369WP
C/n / msn: 17251724
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Batavia, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Buffalo, NY (9G0)
Destination airport:Batavia, NY (GVQ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot was landing on runway 10, a 4,403-foot long, 100-foot wide runway. Runway 10 consisted of asphalt, with some patches of ice. The pilot approached the runway fast, and landed about halfway down the runway. The tailwheel airplane began to swerve, and the pilot applied left rudder to prevent a ground loop. However, the airplane traveled off the left side of the runway, struck a snow bank, and came to rest inverted. According to the pilot and weather reports at airports near the accident site, the airplane landed with a left quartering tailwind.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control while landing. Factors were a tailwind and icy runway.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20040310X00304&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Apr-2015 19:32 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:40 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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