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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193626
Last updated: 17 March 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A23 Musketeer II
Owner/operator:4 DAY FLIERS LLC.
Registration: N425RS
C/n / msn: M-718
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nervino Airport (O02), Beckwourth, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Beckwourth, CA (O02)
Destination airport:Beckwourth, CA (O02)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The solo student pilot reported that he had not flown for 45 days before the accident due to inclement weather. He added that, during the touch-and-go takeoff roll, the airplane drifted to the left. He further added that he attempted to correct for the drift by using the control yoke instead of the rudder. Subsequently, the airplane impacted a snow bank on the south side of the runway.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the fuselage and empennage.
The student pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The student pilotís inadvertent use of the control yoke to correct for a drift and his subsequent failure to maintain directional control during takeoff.


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Revision history:

16-Feb-2017 04:33 Geno Added
19-Aug-2017 16:44 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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