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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175847
Last updated: 20 November 2019
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Date:21-MAR-2004
Time:14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172E
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N3950S
C/n / msn: 17251150
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Raymond, WA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:McMinnville, OR (MMV)
Destination airport:Raymond, WA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that he had just purchased the accident aircraft and that the majority of his flight time was in an Ercoupe. During the landing roll, the aircraft drifted slightly to the right side of runway centerline. Being accustomed to the Ercoupe that has its brake positioned on the right rudder pedal, he mistakenly applied more right rudder/brake pressure than the left side, and the aircraft veered to the right and traveled off the runway surface onto soft wet grassy terrain. As the aircraft slowed, the nose wheel dug in and the aircraft nosed over, coming to rest inverted.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during the landing roll resulting in the aircraft nosing over. Incorrect remedial action and soft terrain were factors.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20040324X00360&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2015 12:52 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:47 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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