ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202006
Last updated: 24 June 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 170B
Registration: N432W
C/n / msn: 20325
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Grand Ledge, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:4D0
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The instructor pilot stated that after take off from Runway 9 he reduced power to simulate a rough running engine. He reported that the student turned the airplane back to Runway 27 and landed. He said that during the roll out, a sudden and unexpected gust of wind from the south turned the aircraft to the left. The student said that the airplane impacted a snowbank off the south side of the runway and nosed over.
Probable Cause: the flight instructor's failure to successfully take remedial action to maintain directional control of the airplane during the landing roll out. Factors were the crosswinds and snowbank.



Revision history:

26-Nov-2017 10:53 ASN Update Bot Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description