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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17526
Last updated: 8 January 2020
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Date:06-APR-2008
Time:14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 170B
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2232D
C/n / msn: 20384
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Loveland, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Fort Collins, CO (FNL)
Destination airport:Greeley, CO (GXY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
According to the pilot, he was departing runway 33 when the tail came up and went "hard right" and the airplane veered to the left. The pilot attempted to correct with the addition of brake and rudder; however, the airplane departed the runway to the left and nosed over resulting in substantial damage. Winds around the time of the accident were recorded as 230 degrees at 3 knots. An examination of the airplane systems revealed no anomalies.
Probable Cause: the pilot's failure to maintain directional control during takeoff.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20080414X00466&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Apr-2008 11:58 Fusko Added
26-Apr-2008 09:50 dsf Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:16 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
21-Dec-2016 19:20 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
22-Nov-2017 10:44 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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