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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198847
Last updated: 23 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 170B
Registration: N2929N
C/n / msn: 25545
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Dalhart, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Cheyenne, WY (CYS)
Destination airport:Dalhart, TX (DHT)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot elected to land the tailwheel airplane on runway 17. During the landing rollout the airplane became airborne, swerved right, and again contacted the runway. The left main landing gear separated from the fuselage and subsequently the left wing impacted the ground. The airplane came to rest on its left side and the pilot and passenger were able to exit unassisted. Around the time of the accident, the automated weather observing system at the accident airport reported the winds to be varying from 050 to 090 degrees at 13 gusting to 17 knots. A review of airport information revealed that runway 03 was available for use at the time. There were no reported mechanical malfunctions with the airplane's flight controls.
Probable Cause: The pilotís decision to land with a tailwind resulting in a loss of directional control.




Photo of N2929N courtesy

McKinley Park - Denali (AK06)
20 September 2007; (c) F Seggie

Revision history:

19-Aug-2017 16:00 ASN Update Bot Added

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